Glossary term: Commonwealth/State Training Advisory Committee

Acronym: COSTAC

A former inter-governmental advisory body on vocational education and training. COSTAC was superseded by the Vocational Education, Employment and Training Advisory Committee (VEETAC), which in turn was replaced by the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA). ANTA's responsibilities were transferred to the then Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) in July 2005.