The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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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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Fund to support jobs, build skills and community infrastructure

Joint Media Release with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP, Minister for Employment Participation A new $650 million Jobs Fund announced by the Rudd…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 April 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

$4 billion new employment services – Job Services Australia

The Minister for Employment Participation, Mr Brendan O’Connor today announced overall results for the tender of the Rudd Government’s $4 billion new employment services to be namedJob…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 April 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Rudd Government helps to ‘Keep Penrith Working’

Local businesses, government and community groups today met as part of a forum to forge local partnerships and help reduce the impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Penrith community.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Improving Indigenous employment services in NT

Joint Media Release with The Hon Jenny Macklin MP and The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Tourism Opportunities for Indigenous Job Seekers in Queensland

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced a major Indigenous tourism initiative that will create training and employment opportunities for 35 Indigenous job…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Bringing Science to Remote Indigenous Communities

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today welcomed an innovative and ground-breaking project designed to engage Indigenous students in far north Queensland in science.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Next Steps for Indigenous Employment Reforms

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced the next step in reforms to employment services for Indigenous Australians.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Amendment to increase Liquid Assets Test

The Rudd Government today introduced changes to legislation to Parliament that will allow those with modest levels of savings to access income support sooner.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Employer Brokers Launch - 11 March 2009 - Speech

Employer Brokers Launch Parliament House 10.00 am Wednesday 11 March 2009 Acknowledgments

Release type: Speech

Date: 11 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Employer Brokers to respond to employer demand

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced 56 members of the Rudd Government’s new Employer Broker panel.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Social Inclusion and the New Employment Services - 4 March 2009 - Speech

Social Inclusion and the New Employment Services Main Auditorium, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 1.30pm, Wednesday 4 March 2009

Release type: Speech

Date: 4 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Four new Greens Corps projects for Tasmania - 3 March 2009 - Media Release

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced four new Green Corps projects that will help to improve and restore the Tasmanian environment.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 March 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP