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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Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013—Summing-up speech, House of Representatives
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First meeting of asbestos taskforce
The first meeting of the independent asbestos taskforce occurred today at Parliament House in Canberra.
Labor to deliver first national asbestos exposure register
The Gillard Labor Government views the identification and removal of asbestos as an absolute priority.
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.
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…
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…
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.
Danger of asbestos demands national approach
The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten, has directed the Office of
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.
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…
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.
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.