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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Federal funding to help Indigenous inmates job prospects

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced Australian Government funding of $745 400 to expand a program providing Indigenous inmates in Western Australia with…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Minister O’Connor visits Green Corps Project in Fremantle

Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today visited a Green Corps project that is addressing environmental degradation issues in Fremantle and Bayswater.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Crown commits to Australian Employment Covenant jobs

The first Indigenous jobs seekers will begin training under the Australian Employment Covenant.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

National Local Government Skills Forum - Melbourne Exhibition Centre - Thursday 19 February 2009

I have a long association with local government, having worked for more than a decade as an advocate for council workers in my previous life.

Release type: Speech

Date: 19 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Indigenous employment boost for Swan region

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced $418 750 in Australian Government funding to help Indigenous Australians in Western Australia’s Swan region gain skills…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Welfare arrangements for job seekers affected by natural disasters

The Rudd Government has amended welfare participation arrangements for job seekers in fire and flood affected areas.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Hospitality trainees STEP into Indigenous jobs

Indigenous job seekers who are part of an innovative Australian Government funded training program will play an important role at the bi-annual Australian Football League game between an…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 February 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Infrastructure funding supports Indigenous students

Boarding schools in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia enrolling Indigenous students today received a $16 million boost in infrastructure funding from the Australian…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Rising Aboriginal AFL All Stars win Government support

Joint Media Release with The Hon Warren Snowdon MP (Member for Lingiari) and Damian Hale (Member for Solomon)

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

15 new Green Corps projects announced to mark Australia Day

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today celebrated Australia Day by announcing 15 new Green Corps projects that will help to improve and restore the Australian…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Tasmanian Green Corps projects announced to mark Australia Day

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today celebrated Australia Day by announcing two new Green Corps projects that will help to improve and restore the Tasmanian…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

NT Green Corps projects announced to mark Australia Day

The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today celebrated Australia Day by announcing two new Green Corps projects that will help to improve and restore the Northern Territory…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP