The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

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Pacific and East Timor workers helping Australian farmers and tourism industry

Australian farmers will be able to employ workers from the Pacific Region and East Timor under a permanent Seasonal Worker Program announced by Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 December 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Kevin Rudd MP
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

Government supports Indigenous tourism

The Gillard Government today announced the sponsorship of two tourism conferences for Indigenous tourism in Australia.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

Student Hub and Library opened at La Trobe University

The Bundoora campus of La Trobe University has been transformed by the new Student Hub and refurbished Borchardt Library officially opened today by the Minister for Resources and Energy, and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

New library opened at Alphington Primary

Parliamentary Secretary for School Education, Senator Jacinta Collins today officially opened the new library at Alphington Primary School, on behalf of the Member for Batman, Martin Ferguson AM…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 May 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

Delivering skilled workers to the resources sector

An 18 month apprenticeship training program for 1,000 workers and $200 million to fund targeted training projects for skills in critical demand are among a range of initiatives to address skills…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 March 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

More Federal Funding for Trades Training in Biloela

Construction, engineering and trade training courses will be available for apprentices in the Moura region in Queensland following a $1 million funding injection by the Gillard Government.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 November 2010

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP

350 new Indigenous jobs for Ayers Rock Resort and Australia's hospitality industry

An Indigenous training and employment program will be established at the Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara to attract employees locally and from across Australia thanks to a $4.9 million partnership…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date:

Ministers:

  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Warren Snowdon MP