Skilling Australia's young people

The 2008-09 Budget delivers on the Rudd Government’s commitment to establish Trade Training Centres in secondary schools and to give young people the opportunity to study a trade at school.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Getting the best start in life - Home Interaction program

Joint Media Release with The Hon Maxine McKew MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education and Child Care

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Ensuring a high quality early childhood education workforce

Joint Media Release with The Hon Maxine McKew MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education and Child Care

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

$4.4 billion to help families meet schooling costs

Joint Media Release with The Hon Wayne Swan MP, Treasurer

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Social inclusion through education and employment

Joint Media Release with Senator The Hon Ursula Stephens, Parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

An Education Revolution to secure our economic future

The Rudd Government is delivering an Education Revolution that will build productive capacity in our economy and deliver a modern and prosperous Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

A National Action Plan on Literacy and Numeracy

The Rudd Government is meeting its election commitment to deliver a National Action Plan on Literacy and Numeracy.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

$11 billion Education Investment Fund to transform higher education and vocational education training

The Rudd Labor Government will transform Australia’s higher education and vocational education and training (VET) institutions over the next decade with a new $11 billion Education Investment Fund…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

A strong voice for young Australians

Young Australians will be given a stronger voice in Government decision making with the establishment of the Australian Youth Forum and the Office for Youth.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Early childhood initiatives to benefit individuals, the community and the economy

All Australian children will have access to early learning programs in the year before formal schooling, delivered by a university qualified teacher as part of a major new investment in early…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

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

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