The Hon Mark Butler MP
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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.
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.…
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.
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.