It is not an industry secret that we are currently experiencing challenging times. Navigating the most significant gap between work volumes and availability of skilled labour to date. Without immediate intervention, we can not see our shared low labour woes arresting.
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Department of Employment tracking skills shortages identifies lack of employable, qualified staff.
Department of Education, Skills and Employment announces transition to new skills and workforce development model
Skills Ministers agreed to establish new industry-based clusters (Industry Clusters) with broad roles and responsibilities for skills and workforce development by December 2022. Industry Clusters will replace Industry Reference Committees (IRCs), Skills Service Organisations (SSOs) and Skills Organisation Pilots (SOs).