Senator the Hon Marise Payne
- Minister for Foreign Affairs
- Minister for Women
- Senator for New South Wales
Further steps to reopen Australia and secure our economic recovery
Australia continues to take further steps to safely reopen to the world, with additional changes to our international border arrangements coming into effect on 1 December.
Ticket to safe travel overseas
Australians are another step closer to safe overseas travel with the introduction of the Australian Government’s International COVID-19 proof of vaccination.
A new era for Pacific Australia labour mobility
The Morrison Government has today announced the first stage of reforms to Australia's labour mobility programs – the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) and the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) – which…
Submissions Invited on Streamlined Pacific Labour Mobility Initiative
COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the value of our Pacific labour mobility initiatives, the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) and Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS), which provide direct and…
Press Conference at Narrabundah Cottage
Subjects: Child care Budget package, Budget 2021-2 and Australians in India
Making child care more affordable and boosting workforce participation
To cut the cost of living for around a quarter of a million families and to help boost workforce participation, the Morrison Government will make an additional $1.7 billion investment in child…
Career Revive Pilot supporting Australian businesses to recruit women in regional areas
The Morrison Government is continuing to help skilled women across regional Australia get back into the workforce with a second intake of businesses in the Career Revive pilot initiative.
Seasonal and Pacific workers to help fill labour gaps
Australia's farmers and regional businesses will be able to recruit much-needed workers from the Pacific and Timor-Leste under arrangements agreed between the Morrison Government and the States…
New Colombo Plan 2020 Scholars
Today we congratulate the next 125 New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars who will take up exciting opportun
2020 New Colombo Plan - Mobility Program
The New Colombo Plan’s 2020 Mobility Program round will support 11,196 undergraduates from 40 Australian universities to complete short-term study and work-based experiences in 36 locations across…
New pilot initiative makes hiring women a priority for regional businesses
A new Morrison Government initiative to help skilled women across regional Australia get back into the workforce started this month.
2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars announced
The New Colombo Plan will support 125 scholars from across Australia to live, study, learn a language and gain work experience in 24 locations throughout the Indo-Pacific in 2019.