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#NSWprivatetertiaryprovidersvotetoo Edition 797, 18 Feb

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au Those that know me well won't think this atypical, but I'm going to start this week's article on the front foot. ACPET will work collaboratively with any elected gov... Read more

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If you haven't already, you need to free up February 25 Edition 796, 11 Feb

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au Last week I introduced ACPET's new Quarterly Briefing program to you, announcing that our first event on 25 February - a fortnight from today - would include presentations by A... Read more

Guess who's coming for lunch Edition 795, 4 Feb

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 A couple of weeks back I recommended that you save the date of Monday 25 February for this year's first ACPET quarterly briefing. In addition to an update by o... Read more

Off and running Edition 793, 21 Jan

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Just like that, here we go again. Welcome back to the sector everyone. I hope all members' teams enjoyed some brief respite from the rigour that is nowadays t... Read more

NSW and ACT Update Edition 792, 14 Jan

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124   Peter McDonald Executive Officer NSW & ACT... Read more

Stumps Edition 788, 17 Dec

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 A final analogy for the year. Despite the cricket season only just getting underway, this week brings about the end of play for many on the work year. On behalf of... Read more

NSW and ACT Update Edition 787, 10 Dec

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Its almost a wrap - seasonal pun intended The curtain's on its way down on 2018, and with Christmas only a fortnight away making life even busier on all front... Read more

NSW and ACT Update Edition 786, 3 Dec

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124   Peter McDonald Executive Officer NSW & ACT... Read more

I'm back, well sort of Edition 785, 26 Nov

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 As Troy transitions into the CEO role over the next few weeks, I'll be transitioning back to a primary focus of NSW & ACT member support. As capable as he... Read more

Sector stuff you may have missed Edition 783, 12 Nov

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 A reminder to NSW members interested in the review of the NSW Skills List that any submissions they would like to contribute must be done via the review's feed... Read more

ACT & NSW happenings Edition 782, 5 Nov

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 I'll start with territory news this week. A reminder that the November ACT RTO Forum is happening on Thursday at Eastlakes Football Club in Gungahlin, from 9.3... Read more

Do you wonder why the training market is a tough place at the moment? Edition 781, 29 Oct

It might be because the government provider in NSW has employed more than 80 high-salaried business development people to compete in the business to business space. Not satisfied with the largest share of the training market in Australia, they are doing deals which seriously impact on the viability... Read more

Opportunities from the ACT & NSW Skills Departments Edition 780, 22 Oct

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 The NSW Skills List is being reviewed and the opportunity has presented should members want to recommend the addition of a qualification. Applications can be made... Read more

Very quickly… Edition 778, 8 Oct

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Following industry consultation, Skills Canberra has recently released a revised ACT Skills Needs List containing 133 qualifications, which can be accessed in eith... Read more

If Vietnam, Indonesia, Smart and Skilled and/or an ACTFA is important to your business, read on Edition 777, 1 Oct

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Members might be aware that the Australian International Education Conference (AIEC) is being held in Sydney from 9-12 October. Members who participate or aspire t... Read more

NSW and ACT Update Edition 776, 24 Sep

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124   Peter McDonald Executive Officer NSW & ACT... Read more

ACPET ACT & NSW members on stage again this year Edition 775, 17 Sep

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 The Training Awards for both the ACT and NSW were held last week - and there was success from within the membership again this year. In Canberra, congratulation... Read more

Onwards with shaping tomorrow Edition 774, 10 Sep

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Well just like that its all said and done. The membership came to Canberra this year for what all reports suggest was a very good conference that met delegates... Read more

Go! Edition 772, 27 Aug

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 I've put reader's on their marks, got them set, and this week it's off and running for the 2018 ACPET National Conference and APIEF, beginning from Wed... Read more

Get set..... Edition 771, 20 Aug

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Last week was about taking your mark but with the conference and APIEF now just next week the race is about to start. So if you haven't prioritised booking you... Read more

Take your mark… Edition 770, 13 Aug

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 I'm sure some readers might be like 'Enough…OK I get it…the ACPET conference is coming up'. But I can't assume that everyone reads ev... Read more

It's time Edition 769, 6 Aug

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Hello August! That means many things including a week or so of winds (in Sydney at least), winter's back's been broken and spring's on its way, the run... Read more

We're down to just weeks now Edition 768, 30 Jul

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 The ACPET Conference (incorporating the AGM) and APIEF is happening 5 weeks from Wednesday, so I can't stress enough that readers need to get their skates on a... Read more

NSW and ACT Update Edition 768, 30 Jul

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124   Peter McDonald Executive Officer NSW & ACT... Read more

We're down to just weeks now Edition 767, 23 Jul

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 The ACPET Conference (incorporating the AGM) and APIEF is happening 5 weeks from Wednesday, so I can't stress enough that readers need to get their skates on a... Read more

Briefly from the land of the state of origin champs Edition 766, 16 Jul

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 Its amazing just how much bluer the sky looks of late, isn't it? For the rugby league supporters amongst us, happy days are here again. Starting in the ACT th... Read more

Who wants to drive? Edition 765, 9 Jul

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 As I mentioned a few weeks back, both the NSW and ACT Director positions are to be contested in the upcoming Board election (as well as WA). To be eligible to nomi... Read more

Who wants to drive? Edition 764, 2 Jul

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 As I mentioned a few weeks back, both the NSW and ACT Director positions are to be contested in the upcoming Board election (as well as WA). To be eligible to nomi... Read more

Member opportunities pre and post financial year end Edition 763, 25 Jun

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 With the financial year drawing to a close this week, it might be an opportune time to consider using unspent funds, or maximising your tax deductibles on registra... Read more

The numbers speak Edition 762, 18 Jun

Peter McDonald New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Executive Officer e: Peter.Mcdonald@acpet.edu.au p: 02 9922 1124 The ACPET Reference Group to the NSW Department of Industry met with the Department last week. The issues discussed included the recent signing up to the Skilling... Read more

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