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.
Closing the jobs gap for Indigenous youth in Queensland
Young Indigenous Australians will achieve nationally accredited qualifications across a broad range of vocational areas under a new Gillard Government school-based traineeship project in…
Former Origin Greats promote jobs in Cairns
Rugby league greats will tomorrow gather in Cairns to encourage young Indigenous job seekers and students to learn about the range of training and career pathways available to them.
Speech - Indigenous Women's International Women's Day Event
Good morning. Thank you Liza [Carroll, MC] for your kind introduction and thank you Aunty Agnes for that Welcome to Country.
Setting future direction of Indigenous school traineeships
The Australian Government is asking for public input into setting the future direction of a $50 million initiative to help Indigenous students move from school into the workplace.
Jobs project to keep Melbourne youth out of justice system
A new project is underway in Melbourne to help vulnerable Indigenous young people stay out of the juvenile justice system through training and employment.
Indigenous program helps corporates take on 200 trainees
Corporate employers will take on 200 Indigenous school-based trainees and group training organisations will enrol up to 33 students to learn practical work skills, under a program delivered…
Training head start for North Queensland Indigenous students
A group of Indigenous high-school students from Central and North Queensland will get a head start in their careers with the opportunity to take part in school-based traineeships.
Program paves better career pathways for Indigenous trainees
More than 1600 Indigenous students across Australia now have the benefit of improved school based traineeships as part of a revamped careers program from the Australian
Employment program sees ROCKSTARs in the making
The Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development, Julie Collins MP, today welcomed the launch of an innovative program to prepare, train and employ 300 Indigenous job seekers for…
Sporting heroes as career advisers for Indigenous youth
Sporting heroes used to adulation for their football skills are aiming to make an impact as career advisers to Indigenous students at the Learn Earn Legend!
Launch of Vocational Training and Employment for a Career
Thank you Uncle Chicka for your welcome to country.
Employers help to Close the Gap
Employers are making good progress in helping Indigenous jobseekers into employment with the assistance from the Gillard Government, including its Indigenous Employment Program (IEP).