Creative arts skilling will suffer

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Rod Camm

The Government should be discussing skill needs with the industry, not blindly cutting education loans.

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In the wake of the Federal Government's decision to remove VET student loans from 57 of the 70 creative arts private provider courses previously covered, the Minister for Education argued the loans should only go to courses with reliable providers of job prospects. But the CEO of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training says the Minister has not consulted with the industry to identify these courses.

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Rod Camm is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training.