Those who have signed have shown they are keen to have a modern training system which positively responds to the needs of clients, industry and business.
If the offer is not accepted by 7 October 2005, the Government will have no alternative but to commence development of an alternative funding model for training delivery in those jurisdictions.
Basically sign up or pack up is what he's saying!
I don't think anyone in this country is opposeded to a "modern training system which positively responds to the needs -" (cut out rot words like "clients, industry and business"... society would be good enough Gary, which would include those who don't fit your narrow view of it).
There are other things behind the fed's plan of course, like the individual agreements that will be set up (union busting).