World Class National Curriculum Essential Element of Bill

At the last election, the Rudd Government promised the Australian people that we would deliver a world class national curriculum to every school and every student in this nation.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Drake International partnership to create Indigenous jobs

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor today acknowledged Drake International as member of the Australian Government’s Corporate Leaders for Indigenous Employment Project.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Additional $635 Million for Government Primary Schools

Government primary schools will receive an additional $635 million over the next four years as part of the new National Education Agreement agreed at COAG yesterday.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Historic Education Reform Agreement

Through the Council of Australian Governments, the Rudd Government has delivered an unprecedented agreement to drive education reform.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Additional $807 million for Computers in Schools

The Rudd Government will invest more than $2 billion in the Digital Education Revolution after agreeing to provide a further $807 million to States and Territories for legitimate on-costs.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Schools thinking big about small technologies

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, will today in Melbourne launch an innovative secondary school resource that will assist science teachers to teach nanotechnology in Australian schools.…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Education Tax Refund Passes Parliament

Joint Media Release with the Hon. Wayne Swan MP, Treasurer Last night, the Senate passed the Rudd Labor Government’s $4.4 billion Education Tax Refund.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Parliament passes legislation to create new national education authority

Today the Australian Curriculum, Asssessment and Reporting Authority Bill 2008 was passed by the Senate, clearing the way for the creation of a new national statutory authority to manage the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

New Masters Courses approved for student income support

Minister for Education, Julia Gillard today released a new list of Masters by Coursework studies approved for student income support, Youth Allowance and Austudy.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Minister meets with young carers

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today met with a delegation of young carers and heard about the challenges they face in balancing work and caring responsibilities.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

New Pathway into Teaching

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, has announced the Australian Government will fund a new scheme to attract Australia’s best graduates into teaching.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Address to UBS dinner for Joel Klein

Thank you for that welcome. Let me thank UBS for their generous hosting of this evening and for their hosting of Joel Klein and his wife Nicole Seligman in Australia.

Release type: Speech

Date: 26 November 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

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