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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Biggest monthly jobs increase in 13 years

Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that seasonally adjusted employment surged by 71,500 in February (exceeding all market expectations), to stand at a record high of 11,628,300. …

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 March 2013

Ministers:

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

Getting even more Australians into a job

Minister for Employment Participation Kate Ellis today announced the Australian Government is extending consultations to find the ultimate model for the future of job services in Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 March 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Linking thousands more Australians up to a job

The Australian Government will deliver a series of Jobs and Skills Expos across the country this year as part of its nationwide strategy to support jobs and training and promote local job…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • Senator The Hon Kim Carr

More support for children with a disability to access child care

The Australian Government is providing more support for children with a disability to access child care to ensure they receive crucial education and development opportunities in the early years.…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Address to the Hobart Corporate Champions Seminar

*** Check against delivery ***[Acknowledgments omitted]Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Corporate Champions Lunch here in Hobart.

Release type: Speech

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Consultation begins to find the ultimate model for job services in Australia

The Australian Government is calling for ideas to help build the ultimate model for job services in Australia, with the first of a series of nationwide stakeholder consultation sessions commencing…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

Helping Adelaide young people stay out of homelessness

The Gillard Government is investing more than $2.2 million over three years to help young vulnerable people in South Australia break the cycle of homelessness, as part of its $73 million…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

Consultation begins to find the ultimate model for job services in Australia

The Australian Government is calling for ideas to help build the ultimate model for job services in Australia, with the first of a series of nation-wide stakeholder consultation sessions…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

More support for jobs in Tasmania - forum to tackle mature-aged worker discrimination

More than 35 business and industry leaders met in Hobart today to look at ways to tackle age discrimination and get more mature-age Tasmanians in the workforce.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Dick Adams MP

Tasmanian children benefitting from better child care

Families across Tasmania will soon have access to the ratings of their local child care services, under a key Australian Government policy to improve the quality of child care across Australia.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Helping childcare workers and parents to keep kids healthy

A new guide aimed at keeping children safe and healthy in child care centres was today launched by Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek, and Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care, Kate Ellis…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 February 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP

Parents to access child care centre ratings on MyChild website

Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care Kate Ellis today announced parents will soon be able to access ratings of their local child care centres on the MyChild website from this year.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 January 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP