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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.

 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.

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


Regional Skills Forums - Feedback to Business

“Grow your business, Grow your People”

PDF | 515KB

In May 2017 Skills Tasmania held six regional forums aimed at engaging small businesses across the state’s regions. The forums involved businesses talking to businesses about how they have used training to boost productivity, sharing of experiences with training and a general discussion about the local labour force challenges and opportunities.

Ministerial Priorities for Training and Workforce Development 2016

PDF | 7.7MB

Ministerial Priorities are our 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.


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.

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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.