In recent weeks the Federal Government have announced the details of the new model for the delivery of Australian Apprenticeship Support Services (AASN) and the piloting of an Australian Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy Program.
The Association has provided detailed advice to the Department on the development of the AASN model and our paper can be found here:
Enhancing the AASN Model
The Association supports policy initiatives that encourage first time employers of apprentices and trainees into the system. The Wage Subsidy program announced at the end of October 2018 seeks to do this. Here is our paper to the Department about how to avoid unintended consequences of the program:
Avoiding unintended consequences of AAWS Program