House debates

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Questions without Notice


3:04 pm

Photo of Ian MacfarlaneIan Macfarlane (Groom, Liberal Party, Minister for Industry) Share this | Hansard source

I thank the member for McPherson for her question. As a former engineer who worked as an industry training adviser panel member in Queensland, she is more than aware of the critical need to have a skilled workforce if you are going to have a productive economy.

I am pleased, in fact, delighted, to announce that since August we have had almost 6,000 young Australians—come on, it's Thursday!


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