National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development



Friday, 13 April 2012

The National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development is one of six National Agreements.

The Agreement identifies the long-term objectives of the Commonwealth and State and Territory Governments in the areas of skills and workforce development, and recognises the interest of all Governments in ensuring the skills of the Australian people are developed and utilised in the economy.

The National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development is a schedule to the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations (part of Schedule F: National Agreements), which came into effect on 1 January 2009. The National Agreement was revised at the COAG meeting on 13 April 2012.

View the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development

All National Agreements, including the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development, are available on the Standing Council for Federal Financial Relations website.

A fact sheet, released by COAG when the National Agreement fo Skills and Workforce Development was first agreed in 2008, is available on this website.