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Key Points

  • Australia passed legislation to establish a new statutory body that will work to address skill shortages throughout the country along with planning for the workforce’s future


The government of Australia established a new statutory body known as Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) on October 31, 2022. The government of Australia also committed an additional AUD 12.9 million towards JSA, which aims to tackle skill shortages and plan for Australia’s workforce’s future.

JSA will interact with state and territory governments and employers and employees throughout the country to advise the government on current and emerging workforce needs.

What are the Changes?

The government of Australia launched a new statuary body on October 31, 2022. JSA is intended to provide independent advice on current, emerging, and future workforce skills and training needs throughout the country.

Looking Ahead

The Australian Parliament is expected to release further information on the operation of JSA. Continue to check the government of Australia’s website for the latest updates and news.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministers of the Employment and Workplace Relations Portfolio, Australia’s Ministry for Skills and Training

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