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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Deadly Days to inspire hundreds of North Coast Indigenous students

Indigenous community leaders will share stories of dreaming with hundreds of Indigenous school students from the NSW north coast during the Deadly Days: Dreaming my Future Festival which starts in…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 September 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Indigenous music festival brings dreaming to life in the Territory

A local men’s song and dance group, known as Atetherr or ‘budgerigar dreaming’, has been revived at Tanami’s most influential festival for school students in the Northern Territory, MOB Fest,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 September 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Arts at the heart of new Australian Curriculum

The Arts will be given a central place in the new Australian Curriculum with the release today of shaping paper setting out how drama, dance, music, visual arts and media arts will be studied in…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 August 2011

Ministers:

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

First national guidelines for school age care for Australian kids

A new framework for providers of before and after school and vacation care will provide educators and parents with the first national set of guidelines and expected results for the school age care…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 August 2011

Ministers:

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

Kids in remote areas to benefit from $5 million early childhood funding

Indigenous early childhood workers based in remote areas will benefit from additional funding to provide an extra week of training, Minister for Early Childhood Peter Garrett and Minister for…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 July 2011

Ministers:

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

Enriching children’s lives outside school hours

Minister for Employment Participation and Child Care, Kate Ellis, and Minister for Early Childhood, Peter Garrett, today announced their support of the Council of Australian Governments’ first…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 July 2011

Ministers:

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

Cape York Super Sisters to help get women ready for work

An exciting initiative, ‘Super Sisters’, will support more than 100 Indigenous women in Cape York communities to become ready for training and employment opportunities.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 July 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Work starts on $5 million LaSalle College Trade Training Centre

Minister for School Education, Peter Garrett and Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare, today welcomed almost 30 school principals to the Blaxland Principals’ Forum at LaSalle College in Bankstown, to…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 June 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Jason Clare MP

Broken Hill hosts local Indigenous Education Festival

Minister for School Education Peter Garrett and Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development and Duty Senator for Farrer Mark Arbib have welcomed the Cultural Celebration festival…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 May 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Funding a better future for Australia’s children

The Minister for Early Childhood, Peter Garrett, and the Minister for Employment Participation and Child Care, Kate Ellis, today announced more than $32.4 million to further the early childhood…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 May 2011

Ministers:

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

Investing to close the gap

Joint Media Release also with The Hon Jenny Macklin MP, The Hon Nicola Roxon MP and The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 May 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Improving Indigenous lives through education and employment

Joint Media Release also with The Hon Jenny Macklin MP

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 May 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib