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.

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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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 October 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 October 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 October 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 October 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 October 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP
  • Senator The Hon Penny Wong
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP
  • The Hon David Bradbury MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure in Government program

Thanks Tim [Gore, MC] and thank you Aunty Agnes for your Welcome to Country.

Release type: Speech

Date: 10 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 6 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 September 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP