This will include $500 million from the Australian Government this year, with a matched contribution being sought from state and territory governments.
The JobTrainer fund will provide for around 340,700 additional training places to help school leavers and job seekers gain the skills they need to get a job.
A further $1.5 billion will be made available to expand and extend the Supporting Apprentices and Trainees wage subsidy.
Eligibility for the subsidy will be expanded to include medium-sized businesses with 199 employees or fewer who had an apprentice in place on 1 July 2020.
The wage subsidy will also be extended to March 2021. Read more at https://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/ or call the friendly team at OBT in Gatton on 07 5462 2277.