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

Dare to Lead - Making the Difference, 2008 Indigenous Education Awards

Minister for Education, Julia Gillard today announced outstanding leadership awards in Indigenous education for 16 schools from across Australia.These 16 schools are making a real difference…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Labour Force February 2008: Strong Labour Market Continues

Labour force figures released today by the ABS show Australia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.0 per cent in February 2008, its lowest level since November 1974.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Australian Government's 2008 Submission To The AFPC

Joint Media Release with Wayne Swan, Treasurer

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 March 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

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