The Hon Andrew Gee MP

The Hon Andrew Gee MP

  • Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education
  • Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment

The Hon Andrew Gee was sworn in as Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education on 6 February 2020.

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Enhancing research collaborations in regional areas

Students, universities, businesses, and communities in regional Australia will all benefit from a boost in research capability through the opening of the Morrison Government’s Regional Research…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 April 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

$5,000 support for outer regional school leavers

Outer regional and remote students who need to relocate to study can still apply for a $5,000 support payment under the Morrison-McCormack Government’s Tertiary Access Payment (TAP).

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 April 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

More support for rural and regional students

Students from regional and remote communities can now apply for scholarships worth up to $18,000 to help meet the cost of university

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 March 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Rebate boost to increase civics and citizenship education

The Morrison-McCormack Government has increased the rebate for school students traveling to Canberra this year as part of their civics and citizenship education.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 February 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP
  • Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Welcome back school students!

Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education Andrew Gee has welcomed country school students back to the classroom for 2021 and wished them well for

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 January 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Child care grants to support improved early learning

Competitive grants are now available to support approved child care services in vulnerable and disadvantaged communities, regional and remote locations, and services that support vulnerable children.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 January 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Ensuring mental health professionals are job ready

Australians who want to support their community as psychologists, social workers, youth workers, counsellors and community workers will now pay less for their degree thr

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 13 December 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Search for future school leaders begins

Teachers in regional and rural schools can now apply to join a new leadership program that will help develop the next generation of school leaders.   

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 December 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

Australia’s young historians recognised

A talented Year 10 student from Sydney has taken out Australia’s most prestigiou

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 December 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

2021 Tim Fischer and Bob Hawke John Monash Scholarships

Daniel Yore and Alice Crawford were named the recipients of the 2021 Tim Fischer and Bob Hawke John Monash Scholarships respectively, by the General Sir John Monash Foun

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 November 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

More scholarships for students to study in the regions

The Coalition Government will provide more than $9.5 million in scholarships for students to study in regional Australia from semester one 2021.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 November 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

CUC Parkes celebrates improved access to higher education for the community

The Country Universities Centre (CUC) Parkes was today officially opened.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 23 November 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Michael McCormack MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP