The Hon Julie Collins MP
Welcome to the media centre archive for the Hon Julie Collins, Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development. This site contains material issued by Ministers and the Parliamentary Secretary in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio.
Former Origin Greats promote jobs in Toowoomba
Former Origin Greats promoting job opportunities for young Indigenous job seekers will stage their last expo of the year tomorrow with the help of local industry and businesses in Toowoomba.
House passes legislation to lock-in historic equal pay rises
The House of Representatives has today passed legislation that ensures the Australian Government’s $2.8 billion share of the equal pay increases awarded by Fair Work Australia to social and…
Locking in funds for historic equal pay rises
The Gillard Government will introduce legislation tomorrow to ensure its $2.8 billion contribution to equal pay increases for social and community sector (SACS) workers is secure now and into the…
NSW Police welcome Indigenous officers into their ranks
Aspiring Indigenous police officers today met with Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development, Julie Collins, at Sydney’s Redfern Police Station.
Call for providers to deliver new $1.5b remote jobs program
The Australian Government has begun the process of selecting providers for the new $1.5 billion Remote Jobs and Communities Program to deliver a more integrated and flexible approach to employment…
Labor moves to ban gag clauses in Not-For-Profit sector
Legislation will be introduced to ban gag clauses in Commonwealth contracts with the Not-For-Profit sector, ensuring ongoing positive engagement and open debate between the Federal Government and…
Indigenous job seekers graduate in retail industry program
A group of Indigenous trainees is today graduating from a joint Government-industry program leading the way in delivering new employment opportunities for Indigenous job seekers in the retail…
Origin greats promote Indigenous jobs in Brisbane
Former Origin Greats (FOGS) will step up their series of expos promoting job opportunities for young Indigenous Australians in Brisbane tomorrow.
Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure in Government program
Thanks Tim [Gore, MC] and thank you Aunty Agnes for your Welcome to Country.
Future Indigenous leaders experience life in Parliament
Indigenous students from across the nation have converged on Parliament House for a work experience program with the Gillard Government aimed at boosting Indigenous employment in politics and the…
Gillard Government steps in to save Queensland Working Women’s Service
The Queensland Working Women’s Service (QWWS) will continue to provide an important service for working women thanks to an additional $200,000 in funding from the Australian Government.
Equal Pay Day – Gillard Government working to close gender pay gap
This year, 2 September is not just a celebration of the role fathers and partners play in our lives – it is also Equal Pay Day.