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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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…
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…
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
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.
Strengthening Indigenous employment opportunities
Joint Media Release with the Hon. Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Defence Indigenous Pre-Recruitment a Success
Joint Media Release with the Hon. Warren Snowdon MP, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel
More Australians with disability seeking work
Joint Media Release with Senator The Hon Joe Ludwig, Minister for Human Services
Jobseekers on track to restore historic trams
Joint Media Release with the Hon.
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
$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.
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.
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.