The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
Welcome to the media centre archive for the Hon Brendan O’Connor, Minister for Employment. This site contains material issued by Ministers and the Parliamentary Secretary in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio.
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Discussions begin on disability education
Minister Assisting for School Education Brendan O’Connor and Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh today met with students, parents and teachers of Canberra’s Black Mountain School to talk about better…
Towards a new school funding system
Funding arrangements in Australian schools are failing to get the best results for students, are complicated and lack transparency, the first comprehensive report into school funding since 1973…
Jobs and Skills Expo connects 1,750 people to jobs and training in Port Macquarie
More than 1,750 people were connected with employment and skills training opportunities at today’s Australian Government Jobs and Skills Expo in Port Macquarie.
Improving schooling for students with disability
A new group which brings together parents, teachers, young people with disability and peak bodies to advise the Gillard Government on issues affecting students with disability has met for the…
Redlynch community celebrates opening of new classrooms and library
New facilities at Redlynch State College in Redlynch will bring benefits to students and the wider community for years to come, Minister Assisting for School Education Brendan O’Connor said today…
Young parent measure will be tailor-made for individuals
Close to 1,000 young parents have started receiving letters explaining the Helping Young Parents measure that will support them to complete their education.
$47 million to help teenage parents finish school
A new Australian Government measure aimed at helping teenage parents complete their education and ensuring their children are ready for school, commences in ten communities from today.
Conference for Indigenous Providers of Job Services Australia
Canberra Monday, 1 June 2009 Good morning and let me say it’s a pleasure to be here speaking with you today.
Indigenous job seekers set to STEP with R.M. Williams
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced a new project that will give 10 Indigenous job seekers a chance to work with iconic Australian manufacturer R.M.
Aged care jobs for Indigenous job seekers
Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor today launched a project that is helping Indigenous job seekers find work in the aged care sector.
Minerals Council of Australia - Minerals Week - Wednesday 27 May 2009
Canberra Wednesday 27 May 2009 It’s great to be here today and thank you for inviting me to speak to you at Minerals Week.
Australian Government to support future Indigenous media careers
An Australian Government grant will help 60 Indigenous Australians to get their first big break in an Australian Football League sports media career.