Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

  • Minister for Youth and Sport
  • Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians

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Biggest English Lesson in the World

Iconic Bondi Beach today plays host to the Biggest English Lesson in the World, where over 3000 international students are taking part in a one-hour, outdoor live English lesson in an attempt to…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 February 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Another bumper year for Australian international education

Our international education sector is thriving with preliminary data today showing export income from education services was $19.65 billion in 2015 – an increase of 11.5 per cent since 2014 –…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 February 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Call for tourism and education leaders to join Australia Week in China 2016

Registrations are open to join Australia Week in China (AWIC) 2016, providing the opportunity to build trade and investment links with Australia’s fastest growing tourism market and largest…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 February 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Australian universities offer a global education

Australia has 24 universities on the top 200 most internationalised universities in the world list and 16 in the top 100 according to the international ranking agency, Times Higher Education.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 January 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Improving Trans-Tasman student and worker mobility

A new report released today highlights the importance of the comparability of Australia’s and New Zealand’s national qualifications frameworks to opening up opportunities for students and workers…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 December 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships fund researchers’ efforts overseas

Thirty two elite Australian scholars from among the 2016 Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship and Research Fellowship recipients are being honoured at a gala dinner at the National Museum of…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 November 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Education exports grow to a record $18.8 billion

Exports from Australia’s international education services sector reached a record high of $18.8 billion in 2014-15, the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showed today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 November 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Alumni networking in Indonesia

The importance of international education to Australia came to the fore during meetings with alumni in Jakarta as part of the Indonesia Australia Business Week which

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 November 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Tourism and international education in spotlight at Indonesia Australia Business Week

Strengthening partnerships between Australia and Indonesia around education, training and tourism will be on the agenda during Indonesia-Australia Business Week (IABW).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 November 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Opening up a world of learning opportunities

Hundreds of Australian and international students will undertake a highly prized international study experience with today’s announcement of the Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarships and…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 November 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Australia increasingly a destination of choice for international students

Australia is welcoming unprecedented numbers of international students in 2015.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 October 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Dutton MP
  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Benefits set to flow from China Australia Free Trade Agreement

Senator Richard Colbeck, Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment, said the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) is one step closer after enabling legislation passed…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 October 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck