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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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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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.

Release type: Speech

Date: 28 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • Senator The Hon Kate Lundy
  • Senator Doug Cameron

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.  

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Address to National Day of Mourning, Brisbane

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Release type: Speech

Date: 24 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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.

Release type: Speech

Date: 13 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP

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

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 March 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP