Trade training centres in schools program launched
Today the Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, has written to all Australian secondary school principals encouraging them to apply for funding under the Rudd Government's new $2.5 billion Trade…
2008 Music Awards: Call for Nominations
The Minister for Education today announced that nominations for the2008 National Awards for Excellence in School Music Education are now open.
National Secondary School Computer Fund: Round One
From today Australian secondary schools most in need of new information technology will be able to make an application to the $1 billion National Secondary School Computer Fund.
New project officer to help Mitsubishi workers
Joint Media Release with Hon Paul Caica, Minister for Employment, Training & Further Education
Historical restoration activity at Army Museum gives jobseekers new skills
Australian Government employment programs are helping to restore and create historical exhibits at South Australia’s Army Museum at Keswick Army Barracks.
ETSA Utilities signs on as corporate leader for Indigenous employment
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor today officially welcomed ETSA Utilities as a Corporate Leader under the Corporate Leaders for Indigenous Employment Project.
ABS Release: Australian Schools 2007
The release today of the Australian Bureau of Statistics data on Australian Schools for 2007 provides a timely insight into the state of our schools.
Social Innovation, Social Impact :A new Australian Agenda
Remarks to the Centre for Social Impact, Launch of the Australian Social Innovation Exchange, Sydney
Minister announces support for Launceston workers
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced the Rudd Government would make available up to $100,000 to support the training and reskilling of workers affected by…
Australia and Vietnam renew education partnership
Education and training ties between Australia and Vietnam will be strengthened following the signing today of a cooperative agreement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Julia…
Australia 2020 Schools Summits
The Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP, today announced that Australian school children will have a voice at the Australia 2020 Summit.
Minister outlines support for Launceston workers
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O'Connor, today met with community leaders and union representatives in Launceston to discuss strategies to help workers affected by the closure of t