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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Victorian Green Corps projects announced to mark Australia Day

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

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Queensland Green Corps projects announced to mark Australia Day

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

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Apprenticeship and Trade College for Southern Perth

Joint Media Release with Sharryn Jackson MP, Member for Hasluck and Senator Glenn Sterle Senator for Western Australia

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 January 2009

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Boosting employment for people with disability and mental illness

The Rudd Government today released a paper which outlines its approach to increasing employment for people with disability including mental illness.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Strengthening Indigenous employment opportunities

Joint Media Release with the Hon. Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Defence Indigenous Pre-Recruitment a Success

Joint Media Release with the Hon. Warren Snowdon MP, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

More Australians with disability seeking work

Joint Media Release with Senator The Hon Joe Ludwig, Minister for Human Services

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Jobseekers on track to restore historic trams

Joint Media Release with the Hon.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

West Hobart Green Corps project restores urban orchard

Joint Media Release with The Hon Duncan Kerr MP, Member for Denison West Hobart Green Corps project restores urban orchard

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

$41m Innovation Fund to boost services for job seekers

The Minister for Employment Services has released guidelines for a $41 million fund which will develop innovative projects to find better ways to help disadvantaged Australians get jobs.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Employer brokers to match employer needs

The Australian Government will provide $6 million over three years to help match job seekers with the needs of employers.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

NESA Leadership forum Presentation

Thank you for inviting me to be at your last leadership forum for the year, and a busy year it's been.

Release type: Speech

Date: 8 December 2008

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP