Education, Skills and Employment
The role of the National Skills Commissioner is laid out in the National Skills Commissioner Act 2020 legislation as to provide advice to the Minister or to the Secretary of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment in relation to: • Australia’s current, emerging and future workforce skills needs • the development of efficient prices for VET courses • the public and private return on government investment in VET qualifications • the performance of Australia’s system for providing VET • issues affecting the state of the Australian and international labour markets, and • opportunities to improve access, skills development and choice for regional, rural and remote Australia in relation to VET.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Skills Commissioner Act 2020

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    2 September 2020

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
National Skills Commissioner Mr. Adam Boyton 13 October 2020 12 October 2025
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