National Convention Centre, 31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra, 10.00 am Wednesday, 4 June 2008
New program meeting skills needs
The new Productivity Places Program is going from strength to strength with more training organisations delivering training and more participants enrolling.On 1 April the Australian Government release
Rewarding contribution to quality schooling
Ms Nicolette Burraston, a science teacher from New South Wales, has been awarded the Medal of Distinction at the 2008 National Awards for Quality Schooling.
Teaching for the Digital Age
The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard today announced new opportunities for Australian teachers to develop their proficiency in using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching…
Review of social security appeals recommends greater transparency
The Rudd Government will aim to avoid unnecessary and costly social security litigation and ensure greater transparency in decisions when considering whether to appeal cases.
A New Progressive Reform Agenda For Australian Schools
The 2008 Fraser Lecture, Canberra, 28 May 2008
Vote For Australia's Best Young Talent
Online voting has commenced in the 2008 Youth Week talent competition to find the best creative work from young Australian writers, film makers, photographers, designers and unsigned musicians.
The Minerals Council of Australia
The Minerals Council of Australia, Canberra, 28 May 2008 Acknowledgements
Christian Schools Group
Address to the Christian Schools Group, 26 May 2008, Canberra. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thank you for that warm welcome. There are a few people I want to acknowledge:
Communique From Australian, State Territory And New Zealand Workplace Relations Ministers Council
Today’s meeting of the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council (WRMC) in Brisbane represents an historic watershed in cooperative federalism in the workplace relations area.
Uptake of training places a positive sign for Australia's future productivity
An increasing number of Australians are enrolling in the new Productivity Places Program gaining skills for their career development and ensuring a skilled workforce for the future.
Australian education gets international seal of approval
International students have expressed high levels of satisfaction in their courses of study and work outcomes in Australia, according to an international student survey released today.