2GB Ben Fordham Interview

E&OE Subject/s: JobKeeper wage subsidy, Virgin Australia, Social distancing measures

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 April 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme participants able to access Coronavirus supplement

The Government has announced the Coronavirus Supplement as part of its economic plan to support Australian households and businesses.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 April 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

National Careers Institute grant funding applications open to improve career advice

The Morrison Government’s National Careers Institute has today opened applications for grants up to the value of $700,000 for programs which will foster innovative partnerships between industry,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

COVID-19 - Mutual Obligations arrangements extended

The Morrison Government will continue the suspension of mutual obligation until 27 April 2020 to support job seekers through this difficult period.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Supporting sole traders through the effects of Coronavirus

The Morrison Government has expanded the eligibility criteria for JobSeeker Payment to support sole traders and Australians who are self-employed if their income is negatively affected by the econo

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Statement on child care

The current expert medical advice is that the child care sector should remain open except where individual services have been directed to close by health authorities.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

New support for families and child care services

Families using child care now have 62 days available to them for absences. They will continue to receive the Child Care Subsidy if their child is absent from care for any reason for these days.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Mutual obligations lifted until congestion clears

The Coronavirus has, and will continue to have, a devastating impact on Australian jobs and businesses.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Australia’s biggest children’s poetry awards

Aspiring young poets from across the country are encouraged to enter in the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, Australia’s longest-running annual poetry competition for children.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Simpson Prize winners announced

Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education, Andrew Gee, today announced the winners and runners-up from each state and territory in the annual Simpson Prize competition for Year 9 and 10

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Supporting families and children using child care

The Morrison Government will help families with the cost of child care and provide support for child care centres to remain viable and pay staff during enforced COVID-19 closures.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 March 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Flexibility for jobseekers

The Morrison Government today announced a suite of adjustments to the current employment services system which align and enhance the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 March 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

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