The Hon Bill Shorten MP

The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kevin Rudd MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kevin Rudd MP
  • The Hon Dr Denis Napthine MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Abbott must come clean on Schools Funding

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is this morning scheduled to visit St Andrew’s Christian College, Wantirna South. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Study scores to guide students into teaching careers

NATIONAL LITERACY AND NUMERACY WEEK

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

$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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP