The Hon Mark Butler MP

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Launch of report on age barriers to work

The Gillard Government has today launched the Australian Law Reform Commission’s report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Mark Dreyfus MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Helping Adelaide young people stay out of homelessness

The Gillard Government is investing more than $2.2 million over three years to help young vulnerable people in South Australia break the cycle of homelessness, as part of its $73 million…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Call for students to join Facebook's anti-bullying campaign

The Australian Government is partnering with Facebook and two youth not-for-profit groups, headspace and PROJECT ROCKIT, to take a stand against cyber bullying through the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 November 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP
  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Labor moves to ban gag clauses in Not-For-Profit sector

Legislation will be introduced to ban gag clauses in Commonwealth contracts with the Not-For-Profit sector, ensuring ongoing positive engagement and open debate between the Federal Government and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP
  • Senator The Hon Penny Wong
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP
  • The Hon David Bradbury MP

Frontline training to stop job seekers living with mental illness falling through the cracks

Disability employment workers will be given the skills to identify and support people living with mental illness as a part of a new training program announced by the Australian Government today.…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 August 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • Senator The Hon Kim Carr
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Anne Gooley to lead development of Aged Care Workforce Compact

Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, today announced the appointment of Commissioner Anne Gooley as the Chair of the Aged Care Strategic Workforce Advisory Group, which meets for…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 June 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Mark Butler MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

BUDGET 2012-13 Mature age job seekers to be given additional assistance

The Australian Government will invest $25.8 million over four years to provide additional assistance for eligible mature age Australians to help them find and keep a job.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 May 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Adelaide job seeker first to benefit from new Wage Connect subsidy

Minister for Employment Participation Kate Ellis was in Adelaide today to congratulate Julie, one of the first job seekers to commence in the Australian Government’s new Wage Connect initiative.…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 January 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Liberal Party must stop scaring Australia’s volunteers

Volunteering is a vital part of Australian society and the Gillard Government passionately supports volunteers and volunteering organisations.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 January 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Government welcomes first low paid bargaining claim

The Gillard Government welcomes the start today of the first low paid bargaining claim under the new Fair Work Act.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 November 2010

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP