An Education Revolution to secure our economic future

The Rudd Government is delivering an Education Revolution that will build productive capacity in our economy and deliver a modern and prosperous Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

A National Action Plan on Literacy and Numeracy

The Rudd Government is meeting its election commitment to deliver a National Action Plan on Literacy and Numeracy.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

$11 billion Education Investment Fund to transform higher education and vocational education training

The Rudd Labor Government will transform Australia’s higher education and vocational education and training (VET) institutions over the next decade with a new $11 billion Education Investment Fund…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

A strong voice for young Australians

Young Australians will be given a stronger voice in Government decision making with the establishment of the Australian Youth Forum and the Office for Youth.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Early childhood initiatives to benefit individuals, the community and the economy

All Australian children will have access to early learning programs in the year before formal schooling, delivered by a university qualified teacher as part of a major new investment in early…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment ,Training and Youth Affairs

This week, all Australian school students will have their first truly national assessments of essential literacy and numeracy skills. These tests replace separate State and Territory tests.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Gillard launches MARVIN partnership

In Perth today, the Minister for Education and Employment has announced an exciting new partnership between the Australian Government and the MARVIN team at the Northern Territory Institute for…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Labour Force April 2008

Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that employment hit a record high in April.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Changes to Learning and Teaching Performance Fund

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard has announced that Australia’s universities will now be rewarded for improvement as well as excellence in learning and teaching.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Australia's first world-class training centre, a boost for booming industries

Over the coming years, thousands of highly trained oil and gas workers are expected to graduate from a new $21 million training facility in Western Australia, opened today by Minister for…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

New partnership to tackle WA skills shortages

Federal Minister for Education, Julia Gillard and WA Minister for Education and Training, Mark McGowan today announced that Western Australia will be the first state to join the Productivity…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP

Disability Employment Strategy consults in Sydney

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O'Connor, today met with disability groups to discuss ways to increase employment of people with disability and/or mental illness in

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 May 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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