The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
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New Employment Services for People with Disability
The Federal Government today released a proposed new model for disability employment services which will ensure all job seekers with disability can access individually tailored employment services…
Drake International partnership to create Indigenous jobs
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor today acknowledged Drake International as member of the Australian Government’s Corporate Leaders for Indigenous Employment Project.
Minister meets with young carers
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today met with a delegation of young carers and heard about the challenges they face in balancing work and caring responsibilities.
The Major Church Providers Summit
It is a great pleasure to be here today at the Major Church Providers Summit to discuss with you an issue of critical importance to both the Australian Government and the social services sector—…
Top University teachers win Prime Minister's Award
A history lecturer and a Professor of Law were today recognised for their exceptional work after being presented with the Prime Minister’s Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year.
Support for Indigenous-owned businesses in SA
Indigenous-owned businesses in Port Lincoln and Lower Eyre Peninsula will receive business support to help them grow, thanks to Australian Government support.
Flinders University a leader in Indigenous employment
A South Australian University is taking a leadership role in improving employment outcomes for Indigenous Australians.
New Adelaide business hub to boost Indigenous businesses
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today announced Australian Government support for a new business hub in Adelaide to help Indigenous people set up and operate…
Indigenous employment boost for north west Queensland
An Australian Government funded accredited training course has resulted in 12 Indigenous job seekers gaining full-time employment in the construction and mining industry.
Building Indigenous futures in the construction industry
The Australian Government is supporting a forum looking at strategies to further increase Indigenous employment in the Australian building and construction industry in New South Wales.
400 extra skilled Indigenous workers
Joint Media release with the Hon. Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Diversity at Work Awards Dinner