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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Job talks with Chinese and Burmese communities in Deakin
Community leaders from the Chinese and Burmese community in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs today met with Minister for Employment Participation Kate Ellis and Federal Member for Deakin Mike Symon to…
Supporting mature-age job seekers to boost business in WA
Business leaders came together at a Corporate Champions seminar in Perth today to tackle age discrimination and boost the number of mature-age Australians in the local workforce.
More than 750 job opportunities to be created for people with a disability
The Australian Government today announced it will create more than 750 new job opportunities for people with a disability by 2015.
Child Care Rebate under threat from Abbott
Tony Abbott today revealed plans to review child care funding, throwing working parents into deep uncertainty about what the Coalition plans to do with their child care assistance if elected.
Federal Government renews call for national action on child care waiting lists
Federal Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care Kate Ellis today renewed the call for urgent national action to create more child care places for families.
Australia’s unemployment rate remains one of the lowest in the industrialised world
Labour force figures released today by the ABS show Australia’s labour market remains resilient in the face of uncertainties in the global economy.
Queensland Government should come clean on kindy funding
Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care Kate Ellis called on the Newman Government to come clean about funding to supported care in kindergartens.
Government support for Boral workers
Acting Employment Minister Kate Ellis said the Gillard Government stands ready to support workers and their families affected by the announcement made by Boral today.
New $1000 bonus for businesses that hire mature-aged workers
Businesses that hire a mature-aged worker can now receive a new $1000 bonus from the Australian Government as part of a package of initiatives to increase mature-age participation in the workforce…
New program helps more than 1000 South Australians secure jobs
More than 1000 South Australian job seekers are now in a job through an Australian Government program designed to break the cycle of unemployment.
Getting more mature age Australians into work
More than 2000 mature age job seekers are now in a job through a new Australian Government program designed to break the cycle of unemployment.
1.3 million Australian children now getting better quality child care
More than 1.3 million Australian children are now receiving better quality child care in centres across Australia, a year on from the introduction of the new National Quality Framework (NQF) for…