Government announces moratorium on new companies joining Comcare

The Rudd Government has placed a moratorium on new applications from private sector corporations wanting to move to the Comcare workers’ compensation scheme.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 December 2007

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Review of Social Security appeals process

The Minister for Employment Participation, the Hon Brendan O’Connor MP has today committed to a review of the current administration of social security fraud and debt cases.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 December 2007

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Computers In Australian Schools

Every Australian secondary student in Years 9 to 12 will have access to computers and other information technology resources after the Rudd Government’s Digital Education Revolution policy was…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 December 2007

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Promoting the participation agenda

The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP this week got to work as the new Minister for Employment Participation.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 December 2007

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Government receives report of Base Funding Review

The Government has received the report of the expert panel chaired by Dr Jane Lomax-Smith into higher education base funding.

Release type: Media Release

Date:

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Broome students benefit from new Trade Training Centre

Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, today opened a new Trade Training Centre at Broome Senior High School, enabling students to pursue trade qualifications while at secondary school.

Release type: Media Release

Date:

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Start-Up Scholarships to be delivered to students from tomorrow

Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, said more than 150,000 students would start to receive new Federal Government scholarships from tomorrow to help families meet the cost of sending their…

Release type: Media Release

Date:

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

350 new Indigenous jobs for Ayers Rock Resort and Australia's hospitality industry

An Indigenous training and employment program will be established at the Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara to attract employees locally and from across Australia thanks to a $4.9 million partnership…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date:

Ministers:

  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Reducing deaths on Australia's roads

Australians are being encouraged to have their say about improving the road transport industry to reduce deaths and improve safety.

Release type: Media Release

Date:

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins

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