CQUniversity School of Mining and Manufacturing

The new Central Queensland University School of Mining and Manufacturing at the university’s Rockhampton North and Gladstone Marina campuses will support Queensland’s mining and manufacturing sectors through skills-training, education, research and workforce development for the future.

Australian Government funding of $30 million together with a $7 million co-contribution from CQUniversity will support construction of two new purpose-built education and training facilities fitted out with state-of-the-art equipment.

Delivering skills for today and tomorrow

The $585 million Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow package of measures are designed to strengthen the vocational education and training (VET) system.

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Global business and talent attraction taskforce

As part of the Australian Government’s multi-pronged strategy to boost the economy and prosperity across the nation, on 4 September 2020, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, and Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, then Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, jointly announced the new Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce.

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