Gillard issues updated award modernisation request
The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Julia Gillard will issue a…
New National Employment Standards Released
The Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd and Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Julia Gillard, today released the new National Employment Standards (NES).
Better quality information to parents
Joint Media Release with The Hon Maxine McKew MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education and Child Care.
Better child care outcomes for student parents
Joint Media Release with Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig, Minister for Human Services.
Adult language literacy and numeracy skills discussion paper released today
A new discussion paper is calling for comment on the future direction of the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program.
Priorities For The New Australian Government
Australia And New Zealand Leadership Forum, 13 June 2008. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Thank you very much for giving us Australians such a warm and friendly New Zealand welcome.
Labour Force May 2008
Today’s fall in employment is a sober reminder of the consequence of 8 interest rate rises in a little over three years and slower global economic growth.
Digital Education Revolution Round One:Delivers more than 116,000 new computers to 896 secondary schools
The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, today announced 896 secondary schools across Australia would receive funding for 116, 820 new computers under the Rudd Government’s $1.2 billion Digital…
Indigenous employment consultation in Cairns
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today met with employers to discuss the future of employment programs for Indigenous Australians in Cairns.
Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum
The Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP, will lead a strong delegation of Australians to the 2008 Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum being held in Wellington, New Zealand on 13 and…
Regional Partnership Agreement for Indigenous business growth
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced more Australian Government funding for the development and mentoring of Indigenous enterprises on the Western Cape York…
Regional Partnership Agreement for Work Readiness in Cape York
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today visited Weipa to discuss the Australian Government's priority to tackle barriers to employment faced by Indigenous Australians on…