7 Nov 2019 - With the Australian government announcing a reform into the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector to boost declining apprentice numbers, there has never been a better time for employers to employ and train an apprentice.
11 Oct 2019 - TV host Scott Cam has been selected as an ambassador for the National Careers Institute as part of the federal government's initiative to promote a career in trades.
8 Oct 2019 - CARTER'S Ridge teen Sean Germain is considering a career in the car industry after taking part in a school holiday program run by the Motor Trades Association of Queensland.
10 Sep 2019 - The Queensland Government is offering free apprenticeships to anyone under 21.
28 Aug 2019 - Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has announced a new deal with Supercars that will see the Gold Coast 600 and Townsville 400 events remain for at least the next five years.
6 Aug 2019 - Nominations are open for Ulysses Club's annual "motorcycle Apprentice of the Year" award.
5 Aug 2019 - The Palaszczuk Government is backing small businesses and young job seekers by offering free apprenticeships to anyone under 21.
9 July 2019 - If you are a tradeswoman training, working or running a business in the automotive industry we’d love you to volunteer to be involved with careering events for high school girls during July and August 2019.
3 Jun 2019 - MTA Institute apprentices can now register their interest to compete at the Worldskills Australia, Queensland Regional Competitions.
3 June 2019 - In November 2018, the Federal Government appointed former New Zealand Skills Minister, Steven Joyce, to lead a review of VET. The Joyce Review was released in April 2019 and contained 71 recommendations which form the basis of a six-point plan to transform VET so it can provide students with skills that reflect the needs of employers.
5 Feb 2019 - PWC Skills for Australia releases Recommendations Report regarding the AUR and AUM Training Packages on behalf of the five Automotive Industry Reference Committees.
25 Jan 2019 - 2019 has begun with a wealth of opportunities on offer for people from the region of Mackay wanting to enter into an apprenticeship.
20 Dec 2018 - Jack Goodrich who recently completed his Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology Apprenticeship with MTA Institute was also recently announced as the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Year.
27 Nov 2018 - On Friday the 16th of November, a group of around 40 attended the second Women in Collision seminar and awards at the IAG Melbourne headquarters.
9 Nov 2018 - The Supercars circus was back in Queensland in October, with the streets of the Gold Coast reverberating to the thunder of the nation’s premiere motorsport competition at the GC600.
22 Oct 2018 - Lister, the British prestige car company, has begun to take orders for its LFP SUV.
06 Sep 2018 - Ford has celebrated the production of its 10 millionth Mustang – America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight.
05 Sep 2018 - Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) has today announced pricing and specifications for the new 2019 Tucson range.
30 Aug 18 - Holden will add 150 engineers to its Australian operations to work on future technology for autonomous vehicles and electric powertrains.
30 Aug 2018 - CSIRO's Data61 has recently released a detailed report into the future of Queensland jobs market identifying technology, emerging global markets, demographics and other significant factors that will reshape the Queensland job market in the next 20 years.
20 Aug 2018 - 2020 is the number thrown around for the rise of electric and autonomous vehicles and it's no secret that the increasingly amount of technology invested in the motor trades will result in much improved driving and better travel options.
18 July 2018 - Introduction to the automotive industry started early for 28 Queensland high school students who took part in a pilot program called Auto Camp during the July 2018 school holidays.
15 Jul 2018 - ALMOST 40,000 automotive technicians are needed to fill vacant jobs in Australia, highlighting the increasing difficulty of attracting employees to the Australian automotive business, according to recruitment specialist Motor Staff.
4 May 2018 - Ford has revealed the Mustang is to set to take its place on the grid for the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
9 Apr 2018 - PwC’s Skills for Australia is currently undertaking a project to understand whether Wheel Alignments should be a Certificate II or Certificate III level activity
9 Apr 2018 - Review: Automotive Industry Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work (including FY 18/19 Cases for Change)
15 Feb 2018 - Gemma Hartwig’s earliest recollections are of tinkering away on machinery at the family farm in Dalby.
17 Jan 2018 - The Queensland Government has committed to ensuring young Queenslanders have access to the training and skills they need to build a career.
5 Dec 2017 - Nominations are now open for the 2018 Queensland Training Awards - nominations close Friday 2 March 2018.
10 Nov 2017 - The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is proud to present the 3rd Women on Tools breakfast.