Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology

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Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology (DFEEST)
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction State of South Australia
Employees 3,000
Agency executives Hon Tom Kenyon MP,
Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills and Minister for Science and Information Economy
Raymond Garrand, Chief Executive
Website www.dfeest.sa.gov.au/

The Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology (DFEEST) was an agency of the Government of South Australia whose responsibilities included:

  • coordinating high quality public vocational education and training
  • building skills through workforce planning and skills development programs
  • increasing the workforce development and planning culture in South Australian workplaces
  • fostering innovation through science and research
  • Information Economy [1]

Closure[edit]

DFEEST ceased as of 1 July 2014 when all functions were rolled into the new Department of State Development.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology, Retrieved 2009-05-17
  2. ^ Department of State Development announcement (PDF) accessed: 28 July 2014

External sources[edit]