The Hon Simon Crean MP
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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.
Sapphires stars shine at Parliament House
Stars of the blockbuster Australian film The Sapphires have joined Arts Minister Simon Crean and Indigenous Employment and Economic Development Minister Julie Collins to launch a new work and…
Every student benefits from arts education under new National Curriculum
Every Australian student will study the arts from their first year of school under the new national arts curriculum, which was released today for public consultation.
Boost for Bayside job seekers
Minister for Employment Participation, Kate Ellis and Federal Member for Hotham, Mr Simon Crean MP announced today that employment service provider, PVS Workfind has been selected as part of the…
Australians encouraged to make 2012 a year of reading
Prime Minister Julia Gillard today encouraged children and parents to read together for an hour a week as part of a new national campaign to improve literacy.
$268 million to transform regional higher education
Regional universities will receive the vast majority of a Gillard Government investment of almost $400 million to support new state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities at university…
Government welcomes new Regional Universities Network
“Regional universities play a vital role for the future of regional Australia,” said Chris Evans, Minister for Tertiary Education.
Arts at the heart of new Australian Curriculum
The Arts will be given a central place in the new Australian Curriculum with the release today of shaping paper setting out how drama, dance, music, visual arts and media arts will be studied in…
Taskforce announced for Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund
Rural and regional students seeking a university education received additional support today with the establishment of a taskforce and the provision of extra funding announced by the Minister for…
2010 National Literacy and Numeracy results released
The Chair of the Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs, Education Minister, Simon Crean, today released the Summary Report for the 2010 National…
Jobs up, unemployment down in August
The Gillard Government welcomes today’s outstanding labour force figures which show 53,100 full-time jobs were created in August.
Small Business Fair Dismissal Code and Checklist
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Simon Crean, today announced improvements to the supporting documentation and Checklist accompanying the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code to make…