Current Policy Papers
See below for a listing of policy papers prepared by TDA.
TDA full report "Cost-benefit analysis and returns from additional investment in Vocational Education and Training" by Independent Economics (Aug 2013) 1.58 MB
Executive Summary of report (Aug 2013) 444 KB
Click here for TDA feedback on NSSC Position Paper (Apr 2013) 453 KB
Click here for a link to the Stern Review on the Economic Effects of Climate Change Cabinet Office – HM Treasury UK (2007)
Click here for a link to the Garnaut Climate Change Review (2008)
Click here for a link to Dr Martin Parkinson's lecture on "Sustainable Wellbeing - an economic future for Australia"
Position Paper - TAFE Leadership in International Education
Click here for TDA submission to the International Education Advisory Council (Jun 2012) 732 KB
Click here for TDA submission to the Australia in the Asian Century Taskforce (Mar 2012) 924 KB
Position Paper - Skill set funding – reforms to workplace training
TDA case studies "Reinventing service delivery - TAFE meeting industry needs and government goals"
(by Dr John Mitchell, Feb 2013) 15,413 KB - total
Position Paper - Pathways in Tertiary Education and funding for work-ready degrees
Click here for TDA case studies "Pathways to Higher Qualifications" (Aug 13) 5 MB
Click here for TDA discussion paper "Public technical and further education providers in the tertiary sector - Unleashing the capability" (Jul 2013) 985 KB
Click here for TDA submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry (May 2013) 973 KB
Click here for TDA initial submission to the QLD Skills and Training Taskforce (Aug 12) 2.19 MB
Click here for TDA supplementary submission to the QLD Skills and Training Taskforce (Oct 2012) 360 KB
If you have any difficulties accessing any of TDA's position papers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.