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.
Where does NSW stand on supporting low-paid workers?
The Minister for Community Services and Minister for the Status of Women, Julie Collins, today called on the O’Farrell State Government to clarify whether it will meet its share of the pay…
$3 billion for social and community sector workers
The Gillard Government will provide an additional $1 billion as part of our contribution to the historic pay rise awarded to Australia’s social and community sector (SACS) workers in February of…
Historic Equal Remuneration Order for hard-working community sector workers
About 150,000 of some of Australia’s lowest paid workers will benefit from regular pay rises totalling between 23 and 45 per cent from 1 December this year.
Indigenous Employment Program tops key targets
The Australian Government’s Indigenous Employment Program has exceeded its key targets this financial year, delivering almost 33,000 work and training commencements for Indigenous Australians.
State of Origin celebration for Indigenous young achievers
A group of young Indigenous students from across NSW will be celebrating tonight at the State of Origin match in Sydney – no matter the result.
Talking school funding with the Tasmanian community
Minister for School Education Peter Garrett, Julie Collins MP and Senator Carol Brown today joined local principals, teachers, unions, parents and members of the Hobart community to discuss school…
Tasmania leading the way on early childhood initiatives
Tasmanian children are benefitting from innovative schemes introduced as a result of the Gillard Government’s Australian Early Development Index (AEDI), Minister for Early Childhood Peter Garrett…
Creating tomorrow’s leaders in remote Australia
The transition from school to work will be made easier for up to 12,000 young people in remote areas through an $89 million Australian Government initiative.
125 Aboriginal workers and counting for Ayers Rock Resort
The Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic development, Julie Collins, has joined in a celebration today to mark the milestone of more than 100 Aboriginal employees at Ayers Rock Resort…
Strong economy benefits women
The Australian Government’s ongoing gender equality reforms will see Australian women benefit from the strong economy.
Minister meets with resources sector employers in the Pilbara
Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development Julie Collins arrives in Western Australia’s Pilbara region today to get a first-hand look at Indigenous employment programs resources…
BUDGET 2012-13 Investing to close the gap on Indigenous disadvantage
The Australian Government is continuing to invest to close the gap on Indigenous disadvantage, with more than $5.2 billion in funding for employment, education, health services, community…