The Hon Bill Shorten MP
Welcome to the media centre archive for the Hon Bill Shorten, Minister for Education and Minister for Workplace Relations. This site contains material issued by Ministers and the Parliamentary Secretary in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio.
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Government welcomes Telstra’s response to pit remediation
The Minister for Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten, and the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Anthony Albanese, today welcomed Telstra’s announcement that work on pit…
Australia’s first Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency CEO
Minister for Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today announced the appointment of a CEO to head up the new Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA), and the appointment of the 10 members of…
Fair Work Commission Expert Panel Appointments
Minister for Education and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today announced the appointment of six Expert Panel Members for the Fair Work Commission.
Better Schools: before and after
Parents will be given help with the daily school drop-off and pick-up rush hours through a new initiative to expand outside school hours care and deliver greater flexibility and quality in these…
Victoria signs up to the Better Schools Plan
Today the Australian and Victorian Governments reached an historic agreement to deliver long term improvements under the Better Schools Plan for each and every one of the 870,000 students…
Abbott must come clean on Schools Funding
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is this morning scheduled to visit St Andrew’s Christian College, Wantirna South.
Minister celebrates National Literacy and Numeracy Week
Minister for Education Bill Shorten, and Labor Candidate for Bonner Laura Fraser Hardy, today celebrated National Literacy and Numeracy Week in Queensland with a visit to St Catherine’s Catholic…
More resources for every NT school under Better Schools
In an open letter to Territorians, Minister for Education Bill Shorten has written to express his disappointment in the Chief Minister’s decision not to sign up to the Better Schools Plan.
Study scores to guide students into teaching careers
NATIONAL LITERACY AND NUMERACY WEEK
$6.4 million to tackle Australia’s deadly asbestos legacy
Minister for Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today announced an additional $6.4 million for the new Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency to implement the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos…
Local school decision-making delivering positive outcomes
A report released today on the Labor Government’s Empowering Local Schools initiative shows positive progress in engaging parents in school decision-making and improving learning…
Ministers agree to deliver national arts and geography curriculum
At a meeting of all Education Ministers via TelePresence today, the first national Arts curriculum for Foundation to Year 10 (F-10) and the first national Geography curriculum for senior secondary…