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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National plan for action on asbestos safety and eradication
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today met with Members of the Select Council on Workplace Relations for consultations on the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos…
Government plan to make Comcare best practice model
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today announced plans to make Comcare best practice for work health and safety and rehabilitation
Better rehabilitation for injured workers
In response to the Review of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act) the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today announced that the Government…
Keeping workers safe
The winners of the 8th annual Safe Work Australia Awards and twenty-nine finalists from across Australia were celebrated at Old Parliament House in Canberra last night.
Address to National Workers Memorial Inauguration Ceremony, Canberra
[Check against delivery]One of the privileges of being a parent and a husband is that special, amazing time of day when you come home from work.
National Workers Memorial inauguration ceremony
A tribute to the hundreds of Australians who die from workplace incidents and diseases each year has been unveiled in Canberra today.
Gillard Government stands up for child care workers and quality child care
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to supporting child care workers and quality child care.
Address to National Day of Mourning, Brisbane
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New Democratic Party of Canada Federal Conference, Montreal
[Check against delivery]New Democrats, it’s an honour to be with you today representing the Gillard Government and the Australian Labor Party.
Show children back on the road
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten and Minister for School Education Peter Garrett today announced funding to support the former pupils of the Queensland School for…
Report reveals impact investing strengthens communities
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today launched a report on impact investment in Australia and its potential to achieve positive social, cultural or environmental…
Next steps in modernising Federal Workers’ Compensation Scheme
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today released the report from the Review of the Safety, Re