The incurable and often fatal silicosis lung disease caused by breathing-in stone cutting dust is leading to a tradesman shortage as stonemasons exit the industry.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the number of apprenticeships has slumped since the Coalition took office in 2013. Is he correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
Businesses say unless they get a reprieve from payroll tax, they may have to cut jobs and apprenticeships.
No female toilets, pornography on the walls, and regular pranks by her male colleagues. Yvonne Ward reflects on her 40-year career as WA's first female sparky.
A fourth-generation apprentice butcher defies her family's wishes to show that women can cut it in the meat industry.
A veteran stripper with a monopoly in the local private adult entertainment market is frustrated in her search for an apprentice to share the stage.
It is not just straight-out-of-school teenagers taking up apprenticeships, older people are turning to training to help them make career changes.
Meet the men and women named in the Australian team to compete at the WorldSkills competition in trades like cabinetmaking, patisserie, hairdressing and 3D digital game art.