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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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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 March 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 March 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP
  • Senator The Hon Jan McLucas

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.

Release type: Speech

Date: 15 March 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 March 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 March 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 February 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 February 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 February 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 February 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP
  • The Hon Gary Gray AO, MP

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!

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 February 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

Launch of Vocational Training and Employment for a Career

Thank you Uncle Chicka for your welcome to country.

Release type: Speech

Date: 23 January 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 January 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julie Collins MP