The Hon Joe Hockey MP
New Ambassador for mature age employment
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey and Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker today announced the creation of the Ambassador for Mature Age Employment and the appointment of Susan Ryan AO to…
Productivity Commission Review of the Workplace Relations Framework
The Government has today released the Terms of Reference for the inquiry into Australia’s workplace relations framework to be conducted by the Productivity Commission.
Encouraging employment figures but more work to do
Labour Force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today are encouraging but demonstrate a continued underlying softness in the labour market.
Boosted wage subsidy for employers hiring Australians aged 50+
Employers will receive up to $10,000 in Commonwealth Government assistance if they hire a job seeker aged 50 or older under an enhanced wage-subsidy programme announced in the 2014–15 Budget.
Labor's hidden job cuts and unfunded redundancies
More evidence of Labor’s budget deception has emerged, with advice showing the former Government concealed almost 14,500 public service job cuts initiated before the last election.
Government announces Productivity Commission inquiry to focus on more flexible, affordable and accessible child care
The Australian Government today announced the establishment of a Productivity Commission Inquiry into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning.