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Skills Tasmania publications

Listed on this page are a selection of Skills Tasmania's key and most recent publications only. They reflect our current position in the area of strategy, policy and workforce development, as well as Skills Tasmania's main form of communication to its stakeholders, via a regular newsletter.

Ministerial Priorities for Training and Workforce Development 2016


Ministerial Priorities out short-term and mid-term objectives and actions related to Tasmania’s skills development. They are guided by the strong directions set out in the Tasmanian Government’s strategy for publicly funded training and workforce development Investing in Skills for Growth, released in November 2014.

Report Card: Priorities for Training and Workforce Development for 2014-15


This Report Card documents the progress achieved in the first year of a five-year plan by the Tasmanian Government to carry out key actions to support the state’s economic and social growth.

The Government is committed to the delivery of Investing in Skills for Growth, the State’s Training and Workforce Development Policy 2015–2020.  Investing in Skills for Growth is firmly focussed on boosting the capability of the state’s businesses and the productivity of the Tasmanian workforce.


Investing in Skills for Growth

This policy sets out Government’s aspirations for the Tasmanian training and workforce development system.

Through these policy intentions the Government will invigorate the Tasmanian training and workforce development system, focussing its effort in three key areas:

  1. a more efficient and competitive training system
  2. a greater focus on delivering real skills for real jobs
  3. investing in skills that drive State growth.
 Skills Facts

Skills Facts is Skills Tasmania's regular e-newsletter with news and events on Tasmanian and national VET related matters, including workshops, forums, conferences, funding opportunities and professional development activities.

To subscribe use the online subscription form.    

Workforce-PlanWorkforce Plans

Workforce plans are industry owned, industry led plans for skills development. They identify actions which industry and other stakeholders will undertake to support increased workforce development activity, to meet current and future workforce needs.