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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Townsville trials flexible child care for nurses’ shift work

Families of nurses and paramedics in Townsville who carry out shift work will benefit from more responsive and flexible child care in a trial to kick off from July.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Parents to access information on their child care centre from today

From today, parents can find out online how their local child care centre is rated against new national standards that raise the bar and ensure services undergo continuous improvement.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 May 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Child care flexibility grants now open for providers

A $1.3 million Child Care Flexibility Fund is now open for child care providers seeking grants to explore ways of providing more flexible models of child care for Australian families.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Qld trials flexible child care for nurses' graveyard shifts

Around 50 families of nurses and paramedics who perform shift work will benefit from more responsive and flexible child care in a trial to kick off in Queensland from July.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • Mr Graham Perrett MP

Hundreds of jobs on offer at Brisbane expo

Hundreds of jobs and training opportunities will be on offer at the Australian Government’s Jobs and Skills Expo at the Eagle Farm Racecourse tomorrow (Tuesday).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Penrith businesses urged to employ older workers

Employers in and around Penrith were today urged to look past age and see the great experience that can help their businesses when they recruit mature aged workers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon David Bradbury MP

Government app becomes Australia's latest jobs finder

With a few taps on their smart phone job seekers can now search through some 40,000 job vacancies and find their perfect match through a new free Government app anywhere, anytime.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

More than 500 jobs on offer at Penrith Jobs Expo

At least 500 jobs and training opportunities will be on offer at the Australian Government’s Jobs and Skills Expo in Penrith today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Government welcomes public feedback on employment services

The Australian Government is now considering more than 150 submissions from the public as well as employment services providers as it takes the next steps in building a new system to help more…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Jobs expo hits 25,000 jobs & heads back to Adelaide

The Australian Government’s successful one-stop-jobs and skills shop will return to Adelaide after notching up an important milestone – 25,000 job placements.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Australia's unemployment rate remains among lowest in industrialised world

Labour force figures released today by the ABS confirm that Australia’s unemployment rate remains one of the lowest seen in the industrialised world.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Fremantle businesses urged to employ older workers

Businesses in and around Fremantle were today encouraged to recruit mature age workers using Australian Government assistance.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 April 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Melissa Parke MP