COVID-19, Bushfire, Drought and Floods
Our thoughts are with our stakeholders who are still being impacted by the bushfires, drought and floods in Australia and now COVID-19. Information about available assistance can be found at the FarmHub website. Skills Impact operations and activities continue during these challenging times, with necessary adjustments to our consultation activities. Stakeholder availability is limited and we are following all government mandates and recommendations in relation to COVID-19, with all staff working from home on an ongoing basis. Our interactions are now only by email, phone, video conferencing and the feedback hub. Please continue to feel free to contact us by these methods. Your feedback and input to improve national qualifications and skills standards is most welcome. Read more.
Final Draft Skill Standards in Biosecurity, Medicinal Crops, Green Walls and Rooftop Gardens Available for Validation
Your comments have been used to inform further updates to draft skills standards for the below projects. The final draft documents are now available for review and validation. Let us know if they accurately describe current industry work practices and job roles.
Green Walls and Rooftop Gardens – defining the essential skills for creating roof gardens, vertical gardens, and green facades that provide many benefits for Australian cities.
Medicinal Crops Project – capturing the unique skills needed to work with high-value and highly regulated medicinal crops.