Tax exemption offers new opportunities

Tax exemption offers new opportunities

As part of the Victorian State Budget 2016/17, employers will be exempt from paying payroll tax for the wages of a displaced apprentice or trainee. Each year, between 4,000 and

MEGT collaborates on international “train-the-trainer” program

MEGT collaborates on international “train-the-trainer” program

MEGT Institute/ABILITY English has signed an agreement with a Vietnamese university to collaborate on education and training initiatives. The partnership will include a hands-on “train-the-trainer” English language training program, customised

New app provides pathway to success

New app provides pathway to success

The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service has just launched a new app to help job seekers and students discover potential apprenticeship and traineeship options. AusAppPathways is free to download

Taking care of your mental health

Taking care of your mental health

At any given time about one in five Australians will be experiencing a mental health condition. Just like any health condition, a person’s mental health can impact their ability to

Your options as an out-of-contract apprentice or trainee

Your options as an out-of-contract apprentice or trainee

Unfortunately, not all apprenticeships or traineeships work out as planned, which can lead to a training contract getting cancelled or terminated. Fortunately, there are systems in place to support you

Changes to Youth Allowance for early school leavers

Changes to Youth Allowance for early school leavers

From 1 January 2016, young Australians aged 15 to 21 who haven’t completed Year 12, will now either need to continue their education or look for work to receive Youth

Summer safety – staying hydrated at work

Summer safety – staying hydrated at work

As we approach the halfway point of summer and temperatures increase around the country, as does the risk of dehydration, especially in those undertaking physical work outdoors. What is dehydration?

Bushfire season safety tips from MEGT

Bushfire season safety tips from MEGT

Australia is one of the most fire-prone areas in the world. Understanding your level of risk is the first step in knowing what to do before and during a fire.

Victorian Government guarantees work for trade apprentices

Victorian Government guarantees work for trade apprentices

At least 10% of work carried out on Victoria’s major construction projects will be undertaken by apprentices, trainees or engineering cadets, thanks to the announcement of the State Government’s Major

Michael celebrates success at school awards

Michael celebrates success at school awards

In early 2014, MEGT joined with Boandik Lodge Mount Gambier, as well as secondary schools and independent learning centres in the area to encourage school students to consider aged care as

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