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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Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013—Summing-up speech, House of Representatives

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Release type: Speech

Date: 6 June 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

First meeting of asbestos taskforce

The first meeting of the independent asbestos taskforce occurred today at Parliament House in Canberra.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 June 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Labor to deliver first national asbestos exposure register

The Gillard Labor Government views the identification and removal of asbestos as an absolute priority.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 June 2013

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Modest minimum wage increase to benefit 1.5 million Australians

More than 1.5 million low paid Australians will benefit from the Fair Work Commission’s decision today to increase minimum wages by a modest 2.6 per cent.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 June 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Wayne Swan MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

More support to Ford workers

The Gillard Labor Government will invest an additional $15.1 million to assist Ford employees in their transition to new employment following the company's recent announcement to close its Geelong…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 June 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP

Fitted for Work funding

Visiting the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre today, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten was pleased to announce $150,000 funding for Fitted for Work on behalf of the Gillard…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Launch of report on age barriers to work

The Gillard Government has today launched the Australian Law Reform Commission’s report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Mark Dreyfus MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Danger of asbestos demands national approach

The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten, has directed the Office of

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Gillard Government supporting more Australians into work

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten has today introduced legislation which supports more Australians into work.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Smarter service for NT job seekers to help them into work and strengthen their communities

More people in remote areas of the Northern Territory will be helped to get jobs and contribute to their communities thanks to the Gillard Government’s new $1.5 billion Remote Jobs and Communities…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 23 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP
  • The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Income support recipients worse off under Abbott cuts

Minister for Employment Bill Shorten has said that more than one million Australians on income support will be worse off under an Abbott Government.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Modernising the Seacare Scheme

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today released a report on ways to improve seafarers work health and safety outcomes.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP