Labour Force December 2021: Employment hits another record high, more people in work than pre-COVID

Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that seasonally adjusted employment increased by 64,800 (or 0.5 per cent) in December, to stand at a record high of 13,242,000.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 January 2022

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Additional support for thousands of Indigenous boarding students

Boarding providers across the country will be able to better support more than 2,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in remote areas, with an additional $15.7 million in targeted…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 January 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP
  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Morrison Government delivers new learning and career opportunities from New Year’s Day

A suite of new and updated education and employment policies will take effect from today, boosting education outcomes for Australians and helping them get the skills they ne

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 January 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP

Support for country students relocating to study

Young Australians from country areas can apply from tomorrow, 1 January 2022, for support to help them relocate for higher level tertiary study.…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 December 2021

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie

Agreement with Commonwealth secures $40 million in ongoing preschool funding for ACT families

The Commonwealth and Australian Capital Territory governments have signed a preschool funding agreement that will benefit up to 25,000 ACT children in the year before

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • Ms Yvette Berry MLA

Agreement with Commonwealth secures $360 million in ongoing preschool funding for Queensland families

The Commonwealth and Queensland governments have signed a preschool funding agreement that will benefit more than 250,000 Queensland children in the year before school

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • The Hon Grace Grace MP

Interview, Channel Nine - Today Show

Topics: Sticking to the National Plan; COVID-19 testing; Entry requirements for Queensland; The Ashes; Vinyl records; Mullets; Throwbacks

Release type: Transcript

Date: 29 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP

Interview with Gary Hardgrave, Chris Smith Tonight, Sky

Topics: Morrison Government’s record on skills and training, Australia’s workforce, Brisbane 2032 Olympics, National Cabinet meetings

Release type: Transcript

Date: 29 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP

Doorstop - Gold Coast

Topics: COVID-19 booster vaccinations, PCR testing, cyber security, MH-17 trial, small business and COVID

Release type: Transcript

Date: 23 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP

Interview, Channel Nine - Today Show

Topics: National Cabinet, PCR tests for domestic travel, shop with small businesses this Christmas.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 23 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP

New trucking apprenticeship to keep driving Australia's economy

The Morrison Government has cleared the road for a new truck driving apprenticeship to help secure Australia’s economic recovery, following calls from the transport and logistic sector for a…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • The Hon. Scott Buchholz MP

Press Conference, Eagle Farm, QLD

PRIME MINISTER: 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 20 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Scott Morrison MP
  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • The Hon. Scott Buchholz MP

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