Bushfire Support

Our thoughts are with our stakeholders who are impacted by the bushfires in Australia. Information about available assistance can be found at the FarmHub website. The Australian Government also has an information hub to support people directly affected by bushfires in disaster declared areas. Our team are talking with industry representatives to understand the impact and availability of industry engagement, so we can manage the projects accordingly.

New Project to Review Arboriculture Qualifications & Units

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Arboriculture qualifications and units of competency will be updated to reflect current practice, as part of a new project that also aims to remove significant barriers to training and assessment. Arborists are on the National Skills Needs List and with falling training enrolment numbers, employers are facing severe challenges in attracting skilled staff. Some of the current qualifications have been identified as having structural barriers to entry. Some of the current units contain prerequisites and content which make them exceptionally … Read More

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Skills Impact acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have been living in and caring for Australia for tens of thousands of years, and this is respected in line with Skills Impact values. We recognise the challenges involved for people who are not related to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders to understand the importance of their connection to Country. Skills Impact seeks and relies on guidance from Indigenous people in our work.