Ministerial Council on Education, Employment ,Training and Youth Affairs

This week, all Australian school students will have their first truly national assessments of essential literacy and numeracy skills. These tests replace separate State and Territory tests.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Gillard launches MARVIN partnership

In Perth today, the Minister for Education and Employment has announced an exciting new partnership between the Australian Government and the MARVIN team at the Northern Territory Institute for…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Labour Force April 2008

Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that employment hit a record high in April.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Changes to Learning and Teaching Performance Fund

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard has announced that Australia’s universities will now be rewarded for improvement as well as excellence in learning and teaching.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Australia's first world-class training centre, a boost for booming industries

Over the coming years, thousands of highly trained oil and gas workers are expected to graduate from a new $21 million training facility in Western Australia, opened today by Minister for…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

New partnership to tackle WA skills shortages

Federal Minister for Education, Julia Gillard and WA Minister for Education and Training, Mark McGowan today announced that Western Australia will be the first state to join the Productivity…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Disability Employment Strategy consults in Sydney

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O'Connor, today met with disability groups to discuss ways to increase employment of people with disability and/or mental illness in

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Supporting children with autism

Joint Media Release with The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Parliamentary Secretary For Disabilities And Children’s Services

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Walk Safely to School Day

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard has congratulated parents who got active with their children and walked to school today instead of driving as part of Walk Safely to School Day.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Homeworkers' Code of Practice Program - launch

The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Julia Gillard, today announced the launch of the Homeworkers’ Code of Practice Program.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

2008 MS Readathon

Launch of the 2008 MS Readathon, Melbourne Thank you for that introduction Mike.

Release type: Speech

Date: 1 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP
Read more: 2008 MS Readathon

2008 National Schools Constitutional Convention

2008 National Schools Constitutional Convention, Canberra Acknowledgements

Release type: Speech

Date: 30 April 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

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