Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery yesterday announced the Worldskills Australia National Championships will be postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for August 2020, the Championships are Australia's largest vocational education and training competition, attracting more than 500 competitors and 20,000 visitors. Competitors currently preparing for the 2020 championships, will be able to compete in 2021. The 2021 Worldskills National Championships will be held from April 29 to May 1, 2021 at the Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre. This is the third time Western Australia has hosted the event with the last National Championships being held in Perth in 2014.
For further information about WorldSkills Australia visit https://www.worldskills.org.au/ or for information on WorldSkills Western Australia visit http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au/worldskills-wa