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Strategic Community and Industry Partners

Skills Tasmania works daily with business, industry and communities to develop strategic and operational advice on training and workforce development matters for Government.

It also has formal partnerships with Strategic Community and Industry Partners who provide high-level strategic advice on training and workforce development on behalf of their constituencies. These Partners, meet regularly with Skills Tasmania and meet as a group with the Minister for Education and Training on an annual basis.

At the end of June 2018, there are 14 Strategic Community and Industry Partners:

  • Aged and Community Services Australia
  • Engineers Australia
  • Migrant Resource Centre - Southern Tasmania
  • Migrant Resources - Northern Tasmania
  • National Disability Services
  • Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania
  • TasICT
  • Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Training Board
  • Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
  • Tasmanian Hospitality Association
  • Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council
  • Tasmanian Seafood Council
  • Tasmanian Transport and Logistics Workforce Advisory Group

Industry specific

For detailed industry information please select sector from the following list - other sectors are under development:

Minister’s Forum with Strategic Community and Industry Partners

On 2 August 2017 the Hon. Mathew Groom, Minister for State Growth, met with the 13 industry and community organisations that make up the Department of State Growth’s Strategic Industry and Community Partners, in the annual Minister’s Skills Strategic Partners’ Forum.

The Forum brought together key industry and community partners to provide advice about training and workforce development priorities in their sectors. This information helps to inform Government where best to target investment for skills that will deliver significant value to the economy.

The attached document is a feedback report that addresses the themes arising from these discussions.

2017 Strategic Community and Industry Partners Ministerial Forum Report | Word 593KB
2017 Strategic Community and Industry Partners Ministerial Forum Report | PDF 441KB

Further information

Skills Service Organisations (SSOs) to support Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) in their work to develop and review training packages. provides detailed information on training package content and lists Registered Training Organisations (RTO) approved for delivery of qualifications.

The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information website provides information on funded traineeships and apprenticeships and sample training plans.

Unions Tasmania represents worker interests on a range of boards and advisory committees, and provides advice about industrial implications of training and workforce development strategies.