Building Bridges to the Professions is one of the key areas of the Queensland Skills Plan being lead by the Office of Higher Education.
The Queensland Skills Plan 2008 outlines the short and long term measures the Queensland Government will take to alleviate skill shortages at all occupational levels.
Labour market information
The department undertakes an annual assessment of priority professional skill shortages in industry and government and identifies collaborative action. Research will be undertaken on professional skills issues and the factors that affect them to inform strategies aimed at addressing shortages in priority professions.
A range of statistical information on the characteristics of Queensland Higher Education.
The department undertakes research studies into various aspects of higher education in Queensland.
The department continues to develop pathways that respond to industry and community needs through innovative approaches to articulation and credit transfer, program linkages, flexible delivery and work/study arrangements, and course entry and exit points.
Advocacy for Queensland in national agenda
To optimise provision of higher education for the state, the government responds to reviews such as the Higher Education Review, the Review of the National Innovation System and to other key policy activities.
Submissions that have been prepared by the Office of Higher Education in recent years to key government enquiries into higher education which are out of scope of the Queensland Skills Plan can be found here.
Higher Education Forum
Includes terms of reference for the forum, membership details and contact details.
This page was last reviewed on 02 Jun 2010