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2008 Sydney Conference - Call for Workshop Presenters
Day 1: Keynotes; Communities of Interest; Youth Panel presentations Day 2: Keynote and 'Out and About' opportunities for up-skilling self Day 3:... 

VETnetwork Executive meet with Shadow Minister for Education and Training
July 2007 VETnetwork Executive meet with the Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Mr Stephen Smith to gain his views on key VET... 

National Career Development Week 2007 Report
Thank you to everyone who was involved in the National Career Development Week 2007 Forums. VETnetwork Australia is pleased to be working with... 

Australian Vocational Student Prize 2007: Nominations now open
NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2007 AUSTRALIAN VOCATIONAL STUDENT PRIZE Nominations open on 12 May 2007 & close on 14 June 2007 (except Tasmania where... 

2006 Prime Minister's Award for Skills Excellence Recipients
Congratulations to 2006 Prime Minister's Award for Skills Excellence Recipients. These young people were presented with their Awards by Minister... 

VETnetworker Issue 23 (Summer 2006)
Need worksheets for industry validation meetings? Need to inform VET staff of their responsibilities for language, literacy and numeracy? The... 

National Conference 2006
A big thank you to everyone who helped make the national conference a success, and to all those who attended. Delegates felt the networking amongst... 

Winners of VETnetwork Australia Excellence Awards 2006
Congratulations to the following winners who attended the national conference at Cairns 11-13 October, and shared their stories. The VETnetwork... 

Views on User Choice and National User Choice Survey
An online survey will be conducted in September 2006 to assist a National User Choice Steering Group investigate the key issues and best practice... 

Australian Apprenticeships Job Pathways Website - Have a look and "Have your say…"
The DEST funded Australian Apprenticeships Training Information Service wants your thoughts and opinions on the Australian Apprenticeships Job... 

Tania Major presenting at National Conference
VETnetwork Australia is delighted to have Tania Major as one of the keynote speakers at the national conference. Tania was a guest on Sixty Minutes,... 

Australian Vocational Student Prize 2006: Extended to 14 August
Note that the nomination period for the Australian Vocational Student Prize for 2006 has been extended to 14 August. Make sure your students are... 

VETnetwork Australia Excellence Awards
VETnetwork Australia Excellence Awards for Professionals working with VET in Schools. Apply now. Great prizes including all expenses paid to attend... 

Response to Review of School-Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships Policies and Procedures
VETnetwork Australia is the peak professional association supporting practitioners working with VET in Schools. APCEQ works in partnership with... 

Australian Vocational Student Prize 2005
Year 12 student winners of the Inaugural Australian Vocational Student Prize have been announced by the Australian Government Minister for Education,... 

APCEQ and VETnetwork seeking your input
APCEQ together with VETnetwork Australia would appreciate your input on all or some of the following issues: 

Australian Technical Colleges
The Australian Government is funding the development of Australian Technical Colleges, across 24 regions in Australia. These Colleges will enrol... 

AQTF 2007 and Schools workshop a success
The AQTF Workshop was very successful. Read VETnetworker Issue 26 Spring 2007 for an overview of this professional development activity and check... 

National Career Development Week Forums a success!
Thank you to all who made National Career Development Week Forums such a success! Some of the presentations from the forums are available here. 

2008-2009 Membership Form now available
The 2008-2009 Membership Form for new and renewing members is now available. Simply download, print and send your completed Membership Form, with... 

2008 Sydney Conference
VETnetwork Australia is the peak body supporting vocational education in schools. The 2008 Conference will bring together VET practitioners from... 

2008 Sydney Conference - Sponsor and Trade Display Information
Don't miss this opportunity to reach more than 600 groups working in vocational education and training. You need your name on the Making it Work... 

Welcome to the VETnetwork Australia website!
This website provides a selection of information about us, news, publications, resources, conferences, links and contact details. You can also access... 

2008 Sydney Conference a great success!
Notes and information from sessions are now available on this website. Members will also read about the sessions in the next VETnetworker. Plan... 

2008 Australian Vocational Student Prize
Closing date for 2008 Australian Vocational Student Prize nominations is Wednesday 24 December 2008. For more information, please visit Department... 

2010-2011 Membership Form now available
The 2010-2011 Membership Form for new and renewing members is now available. Simply download, print and send your completed Membership Form, with... 

VOCAL Journal - Volume 7, 2008-09
The latest issue of the VOCAL, the Australian Journal of Vocational Education and Training in Schools was launched at the 2008 VETnetwork National... 

2008 Sydney Conference presentations now online
The presentations for the 2008 Sydney Conference Presentations are now online. Visit the "Resources" section of the VETnetwork Australia website to... 

Resource Ideas from VETnetwork National Conference
A listing of exhibitors from the recent VETnetwork National Conference is now available from the Members Only website. 

DEEWR BIG Skills Conference - Register Now
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations will host a conference on 2-5 March 2009 which will address the best way to meet... 

Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Training's Inquiry into combining school and work: supporting successful youth transitions
VETnetwork Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the inquiry. As the peak body representing all involved in the development... 

Suggestions for 2010 National Conference sought!
We need your suggestions for the VETnetwork National Conference Adelaide in 15-17 September 2010. You can submit your suggestions online (see below)... 

National Career Development Week 2009
Anyone in a position of working with young people in their preparation for the future must make the time to attend this Forum. 

Date Claimers
Mark these dates in your calendar to ensure you don't miss out! For further details of professional development available, please visit the

We need your suggestions for the VETnetwork National Conference Adelaide 15-17 September 2010
We need your suggestions for the VETnetwork National Conference in Adelaide on 15-17 September 2010. Please complete the form and fax or email it... 

VETnetwork provides input to Job Ready Certificate consultation
You can download our response to the Job Ready Certificate consultation here. 

VETnetwork Qld has a successful March Forum
You can download the notes from the 10 March 2009 Meeting here. 

2010 VETnetwork Conference Update
Adelaide Convention Centre September 15 - 17, 2010 

Changes to VETnetwork Australia National Executive and Staff
On Monday May 25th, VETnetwork held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2008. At the AGM we farewelled a number of people from the Executive... 

Conference suggestions sought!
The 2010 VETnetwork Conference planning committee has been formed in South Australia and is currently meeting monthly to plan, organise and support... 

Call for Presenters - VETnetwork National Conference 2010
We are calling for workshop presenters for the VETnetwork National Conference in Adelaide in 15-17 September 2010. Workshops will be 45 minutes in... 

Calling for Presenters for the Conference!
The VETnetwork National Conference is the peak event for those working in Vocational Education and Training (VET), especially those who work with... 

Music / Performance items sought!
VETnetwork Australia (Vocational Education and Training Network Australia Inc) is a national professional association dedicated to the advancement... 

VOCAL Call for Abstracts - Round 2
VETnetwork Australia is currently seeking abstracts from interested writers for the 2010 edition of VOCAL. 

Upcoming VET Futures Workshops for Queensland Teachers
Workshop 1 - for VET planners and senior managers and Workshop 2 - for teachers trainers and assessors 

VETnetwork National Conference 2010
Don't miss this peak event designed for all those involved in vocational education and training in schools. Visit beautiful Adelaide and gain the... 

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters
The VETnetwork National Conference 2010 Organising Committee would like to thank all of our sponsors and supporters. Please support them as they have... 

VETnetwork Queensland Industry Validation Days
In term IV, 2010, VETnetwork Australia in partnership with Queensland Regional School Business Community Partnership Brokers (SBCPB) will offer a...