The Hon Peter Garrett MP

Welcome to the media centre archive for The Hon Peter Garrett MP, former Minister for School Education, Minister for Early Childhood and Youth. This site contains material issued by Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio.

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Crows take Indigenous youth under their wing

The Australian Government is investing $300,000 to support the Adelaide Football Club to run an intensive leadership program for approximately 30 Aboriginal students on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Future Indigenous leaders experience life in Parliament

Indigenous students from across the nation have converged on Parliament House for a work experience program with the Gillard Government aimed at boosting Indigenous employment in politics and the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Better Schools: A National Plan for School Improvement

 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 September 2012

Ministers:

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

Students to learn about homelessness online

The Gillard Government will provide $120,000 to The Big Issue Classroom to launch an online education service so students across Australia can learn how to help reduce homelessness and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 August 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Students benefit as NBN rolls out

Students across Australia will soon have access to innovative online education and training programs via the National Broadband Network (NBN).

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 August 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Every student benefits from arts education under new National Curriculum

Every Australian student will study the arts from their first year of school under the new national arts curriculum, which was released today for public consultation.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 July 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Simon Crean MP

Sharing local solutions to build a stronger early childhood workforce

The Gillard Government will hold a series of early childhood workforce roundtables in regional communities as part of a national push to build the capacity of the early childhood education and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 June 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Talking school funding with the Tasmanian community

Minister for School Education Peter Garrett, Julie Collins MP and Senator Carol Brown today joined local principals, teachers, unions, parents and members of the Hobart community to discuss school…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 June 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP
  • Senator Carol Brown

Tasmania leading the way on early childhood initiatives

Tasmanian children are benefitting from innovative schemes introduced as a result of the Gillard Government’s Australian Early Development Index (AEDI), Minister for Early Childhood Peter Garrett…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 June 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Talking school funding with the Chisholm community

Minister for School Education Peter Garrett, Parliamentary Secretary for Education Jacinta Collins and Member for Chisholm Anna Burke today joined local school principals in Box Hill to discuss…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 June 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins
  • Anna Burke MP

Child care investments triple under Labor

The Gillard Government will invest $22.3 billion in early childhood education and care over the next four years – more than triple the investment made during the last four years of the Howard…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 May 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

BUDGET 2012-13 Investing in science and maths for a smarter future

More science and maths teachers, equipped with better training and better resources, will enter Australia’s schools as part of the Gillard Government’s $54 million response to the Chief Scientist’…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 May 2012

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP