OHS Comparative Report Released
The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations today released the Comparative Performance Monitoring report on Australia’s occupational health and safety (OHS) and workers’ compensation…
Building better partnerships between schools, parents and the community
The Minister for Education has today announced funding of $800,000 for a unique Family-School and Community Partnership Bureau will be delivered to help develop partnerships between parents,…
2020 Youth Summit announced
The Rudd Government will harness the expertise, ideas and enthusiasm of Australia’s young people in a two-day 2020 Youth Summit in April.
Consultation to improve campus services
Students, the higher education sector, sports and community groups will be asked for their views on how to restore vital support services and sporting facilities on Australian university campuses…
Productivity Commission To Investigate Paid Maternity Leave
Joint Media Release with The Hon Wayne Swan MP, Treasurer and The Hon Jenny Macklin MP, Minister For Families, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs
New strategy to get people with disability or mental illness into work
Joint Media Release with The Hon Bill Shorten MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children’s Services
Second Reading Speech - Higher Education Support Amendment (Vet Fee-Help Assistance) Bill 2008
House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra Mr Speaker I move that the Bill now be read a second time.
Second Reading Speech - Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition To Forward With Fairness) Bill 2008
House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra Almost three months ago the Australian people voted for change. They voted for a change of Government.
Second Reading Speech - Skills Australia Bill 2008
House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra
Vital Support for Indigenous Students
Joint Media Release with The Hon Jenny Macklin, MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Labour Force January 2008
Labour force figures released today by the ABS show Australia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.1 per cent in January 2008.
Public Consultation - National Employment Standards
The Rudd Government today released a discussion paper on ten National Employment Standards (NES) which contain the key minimum entitlements for all Australian employees to apply from 1 January…