Skills boost for students and job seekers in ACT

The Commonwealth Government and the ACT Government have launched the ACT JobTrainer Agreement.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

$500 million paid to keep Australian apprentices and trainees on the job

More than $500 million has been paid to 51,200 employers to keep 89,300 apprentices in work to protect workers and businesses from the impact of COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Tom Connell, Sky News

SUBJECTS: COVID-19 and Victoria, Schools in Victoria, Child care in Victoria

Release type: Transcript

Date: 7 September 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Cross border issues for students and school staff

At today’s Education Council, the Australian Government advocated for consideration to be given to boarding school students who have to cross a state or territory border to get home for the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 September 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Young Australian poets follow in the footsteps of renowned bush poet Dorothea Mackellar

Today Australia’s up and coming young poets were recognised at one of the nation’s oldest and most iconic poetry competitions, the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Cracking down on cheating at universities

Cheats who sell their services by taking exams or writing essays for university students will face jail time and heavy fines under new laws passed by the Morrison Government that came into effect…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Industry Training Hub now open for Townsville youth

Senior secondary school students in Townsville will have new opportunities to develop skills and learn about local in-demand occupations with the opening of an Industry Training Hub.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP
  • Mr Phillip Thompson OAM, MP
  • Mr George Christensen MP

Thank you to our early childhood educators

Minister for Education Dan Tehan has acknowledged the extraordinary commitment of Australia’s early childhood educators who continue to support families through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 September 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Supporting Australian business to fill critical skills needs

A new priority skills list and strengthened labour market testing will allow small numbers of sponsored skilled workers to return to Australia to fill urgent skills needs in critical sectors,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP

Local taskforces to aid jobs recovery

More than 900,000 job seekers are set to benefit from local jobs taskforces with specialised expertise and knowledge to get more Australians back into work. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Adult Learners Week 2020: a chance to refresh and reskill

It’s never too late to learn and Adult Learners Week 2020, which kicks off today, will help people find new skills in a rapidly changing labour market. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Bringing our interstate boarding school students home and back again safely

Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education, Andrew Gee, has called on state and territory governments to come to the table to map out a COVID-safe pathway for

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

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