Government welcomes UQ’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The Morrison Government welcomes today’s announcement that a COVID-19 vaccine candidate led by The University of Queensland will be developed and manufactured here in Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 June 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Statement on Charles Sturt University – Independent Audit Needed

Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education and Member for Calare, Andrew Gee has called for an independent, external audit of Charles Sturt University’s financial position.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 June 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Construction tender awarded for Launceston City Deal UTAS project

An economic and local jobs boost is on its way for Launceston following today’s announcement of the successful tenderer for construction of the University of Tasmania’s new Library and Student…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 June 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP

More support for regional students

The Coalition Government is delivering on an election commitment by announcing the location of nine new Regional University Centres that will support students to remain

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 June 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Gradual return of mutual obligation requirements

As steps are taken to re-open the Australian economy, mutual obligation requirements for job seekers will re-commence, in a limited capacity, from Tuesday 9 June 2020.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 31 May 2020

Ministers:

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

Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Craig Zonca and Loretta Ryan, ABC Radio Brisbane Breakfast

SUBJECTS: Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package

Release type: Transcript

Date: 28 May 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Extra money for school hygiene a great success

96 per cent of non-government schools have signed up to the Morrison Government’s offer of funding support for additional COVID-19 hygiene measures.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 May 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Mid North Coast NSW Virtual Job Fair connects job seekers with employers

A virtual jobs fair for residents of the Mid North Coast NSW was held today to showcase employment opportunities and connect job seekers with local employers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 May 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Mr Pat Conaghan MP
  • Mr Kevin Hogan MP
  • Dr David Gillespie MP

Sky News AM Agenda Interview with Annelise Nielsen

E&OE Subject/s: Skills, vocational education and training sector, national skills commission (NSC)

Release type: Transcript

Date: 27 May 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

2GB Drive interview with Mark Levy

E&OE Subject/s: Employment sector, university education system, border closures

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 May 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Kids back in school

Decentralisation and Regional Education Minister and Member for Calare Andrew Gee, has welcomed the return of face-to-face teaching across New South Wales and Queensland, as schools returned on…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 May 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP
Read more: Kids back in school

New skill set to support aged and disability sectors

The Morrison Government is continuing to rapidly roll out more qualifications to deal with the challenges put by COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 21 May 2020

Ministers:

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

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