MTAA had talks with Small Business, Skills and VET Minister the Hon. Senator Michaelia Cash; and former VET and Industry Science and Technology Minister, the Hon. Karen Andrews MP about:
- Securing mentoring as an ongoing government funded program, guaranteed longer term funding commitments to the Mentoring program and extension of program to all MTAA members wishing to participate as part of skills shortage package to automotive.
- Unlocking ‘brick walls’ preventing some MTAA members from legitimately accessing ‘Skilling Australia’ funding.
- And a range of other matters including skilled migration and increased support for automotive apprentices and traineeships