Mining company BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity Australia have announced a new multi-million dollar skills partnership that will support the introduction of new technology and advanced skills in the mining industry. The key aim of the partnership – called the Queensland Future Skills Partnership – is to fund and facilitate the fast-tracked … Continue reading Partnership to help mining move into Industry 4.0
The Queensland government will invest an extra $15 million over seven years to establish a Defence Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Trusted Autonomous Systems. The funds, contained in the Palaszczuk government’s 2019 state budget, will see the creation of a national hub for high-tech drone design and manufacturing in Queensland, said state innovation minister Kate … Continue reading QLD Budget delivers funds for Defence research centre and TAFE facilities
The federal Labor opposition has committed helping deliver a $40 million SkillsTech TAFE campus at North Lakes in Queensland. The Queensland government has welcomed the sign of support. State training and skills minister Shannon Fentiman said the $40 million trades training centre at TAFE North Lakes would provide industry-standard skills for the electrotechnology, construction, engineering … Continue reading Labor commits funding for new high-tech TAFE campus in QLD
Instrumentation has never been a sexy industry. Peter Veron and Bill Ebzery know this. However, it always used to be an industry that attracted a fair chunk of people – mainly males – to its fold. Today, trying to get people to take a course, or businesses to support apprenticeships, is becoming harder. Veron is … Continue reading Where have all the instrumentation specialists gone?