AIRC Award Modernisation Request

Following the passage of the Government’s Transition to Forward with Fairness Act 2008, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations has issued an award modernisation request to the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 April 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Government Releases Reform Road Map On Skills

Joint Media Release with The Hon Wayne Swan MP, Treasurer and The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister For Employment Participation

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 April 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Newcastle youth connect to their future

A program to help local young people who have dropped out of school get back on track was launched today by the Federal Minister for Youth, Kate Ellis and the Member for Newcastle, Sharon Grierson…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 April 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Indigenous Community Festivals for Education Expanded

The Minister for Education today announced that more Indigenous communities will have the opportunity to participate in community festivals in 2008.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Proclamation of Transition to Forward with Fairness Act

The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations today proclaimed with the Governor General the Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition to Forward with Fairness) Act 2008.The proclamation of the

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

New Green Corps projects announced for Tasmania

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O'Connor today announced seven new Green Corps projects for Tasmania.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Education Revolution: COAG agrees to new schools reform plan

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has agreed to develop a new schools reform plan for the 21st century, targeting disadvantaged school communities, improved teacher quality, greater…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Career Counsellors urged to broaden focus

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor has urged the human resources industry to broaden its focus and consider new pools of potential labour to increase the number of people…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Delegates announced for 2020 Youth Summit

The Minister for Youth, Kate Ellis, today announced the names of the 100 outstanding young Australians who will help shape the nation’s future at the Rudd Government’s 2020 Youth Summit.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Young Simpson Prize Winners Announced

Eight talented young students, winners of the Australian Government’s 2008 Simpson Prize, will attend commemorative ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli as part of their award.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

A new voice for young Australians

The Rudd Government has called on young Australians to help shape the new forum that will allow them to participate in government policy development and decision making.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Students at Australian universities continue to increase

The number of students in higher education in Australia continues to grow strongly, reaching nearly 900,000 in the first half of 2007, according to new figures released today by the Department of…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

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