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June 2018 Edition
Australian Industry Standards Updates

IRC Skills Forecasts 2018

The final 2018 IRC Skills Forecasts are now available for viewing. The IRC Skills Forecasts focus on the prioritisation of the skill needs of the industry sectors each IRC has responsibility for. They are developed and reviewed annually and submitted on behalf of the IRC to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for approval.

New Projects Approved 

The Transport and Logistics IRC and the Rail IRC will have oversight of seven new projects approved by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee. Project updates will be available on the AIS Website.

Industry Skills Forums 2018

AIS is kicking off a series of industry skills forums across the country to explore current and future skill needs. The forums will provide the opportunity to directly shape the skills and workforce priorities for your industry. The forums will be held in each State and Territory, starting in early August. Details on when and where the events will take place will be communicated shortly.

To register your interest for this free event, please complete the Expression of Interest registration form. Places at the forums will be limited. If you have any questions about this event, please contact:


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'Status of VET' research project seeks your input

A research team at Griffith University, in conjunction with NCVER, is investigating the status of VET and is seeking participants to take a ten-minute online survey.

The survey focuses on what influences young people in making their decisions about post-school options. The key themes have been identified via interviews and focus groups with teachers, students, and parents.

Completing the survey also gives you a chance WIN an iPad mini or one of twenty $25 JB Hi-Fi gift cards.

Click here to take the survey. 

End of Financial Year - what can you claim at tax time?

Download your copy of the Tax Time Toolkit for Transport & Logistics

According to a recent survey conducted by the ATO, one in five Australians are not confident that they have the knowledge and information required to accurately lodge their tax return. 

The ATO has created a series of Tax Time Toolkits, with practical and tailored information to help Australians prepare and lodge their tax return this year.

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