Hon Kate Ellis

The Hon Kate Ellis MP

  • Minister for Early Childhood, Childcare and Youth and Minister for Employment Participation

Welcome to the media centre archive for the Hon Kate Ellis, Minister for Early Childhood, Childcare and Youth and Minister for Employment Participation. This site contains material issued by Ministers and the Parliamentary Secretary in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio.

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Better Schools: before and after

Parents will be given help with the daily school drop-off and pick-up rush hours through a new initiative to expand outside school hours care and deliver greater flexibility and quality in these…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kevin Rudd MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Child care in Australia booming: report

A new report released today shows unprecedented growth in Australia’s child care sector as record numbers of families take advantage of all-time high levels of Government fee assistance to return…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Match makers to get mature aged Australians back to work

The Federal Government has enlisted professional employment match makers to get mature aged Australians back into the workforce.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Fund open to help more people with disability into jobs

A new one-off fund worth $1.6 million is now open for new smart projects that help more Australians with disability into work.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Federal Government continues to support job seekers keep a roof over their head

Minister for Employment Participation, Kate Ellis MP today announced that the Federal Government was extending a trial that allowed Job Services Australia providers to spend their funding on…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 August 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Child care in New South Wales strengthens under Labor

An additional 100,000 more New South Wales children are now in child care under Labor, a massive surge which has dwarfed the growth overseen by the previous Coalition Government.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Play based curriculum to be translated into 10 languages

Educators from non-English backgrounds will more easily be able to deliver best practice teaching programs and activities in child care centres and preschools following one-off Federal Government…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

50 new child care places in Sydney's inner west

Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Grayndler, Anthony Albanese, and Early Childhood and Child Care Minister Kate Ellis today welcomed 50 new child care places for Sydney’s inner west.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

New school centre to train Adelaide’s future workforce

A new training centre at St George College in Adelaide will provide students with hands-on training and qualifications in bakery, hospitality and manufacturing, giving them a launch pad into the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Jobs expo goes to the races

Jobs will be a sure thing when the Federal Government’s popular Jobs and Skills Expo hits the racecourse at Morphettville next month.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • Mr Steve Georganas MP

Bullies on youth grant program’s hitlist

School and cyber-bullying will be targeted in this year’s $500,000 Federal Government youth grants program announced by Youth Minister Kate Ellis today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Funding to break down the barriers of disability employment

The Australian Government will provide $150,000 for the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations to help champion disability employment in Australia.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 23 July 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • Amanda Rishworth MP