Senator the Hon Chris Evans
- ormer Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations
Welcome to the media centre archive for Senator the Hon Christopher Evans, former Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations. This site contains material issued by Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio.
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New project opens doors to Murdoch University
Young Western Australians from Rockingham, Kwinana and the Peel region will be inspired and supported to study at Murdoch University through a new Federal Government project launched today.
Abbott and Pyne’s letter to school principals gets an ‘F’ for accuracy
Tony Abbott and Christopher Pyne have been caught out telling blatant untruths to school principals about Labor’s education spending.
Students benefit as NBN rolls out
Students across Australia will soon have access to innovative online education and training programs via the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Australia’s top vocational students recognised
Five hundred of the nation’s most skilled students have been recognised for their efforts in vocational education and training in schools.
Greater powers for principals and school communities in 32 WA schools
Thirty-two schools in Western Australia will have greater autonomy thanks to more than $2.1 million in funding from the Gillard Government.
Pyne’s plan for Australian schools: huge class sizes, fewer teachers
Opposition Education spokesman Christopher Pyne has confirmed that a Coalition Government would increase class sizes in Australian schools and ignore the need for extra funding for disadvantaged…
New measures to boost skills and workforce participation
Important new measures introduced as part of the Gillard Government’s $3 billion Building Australia’s Future Workforce (BAFW) skills and workforce participation package come into effect tomorrow…
BUDGET 2012-13 Getting Australians job ready and into work
The Gillard Government is committed to supporting jobs and the 2012-13 Budget will continue to build on our investments in skills, training and assistance.
BUDGET 2012-13 Over one million Australians to benefit from new Supplementary Allowance
The Gillard Government will provide more than $1.1 billion over the next four years to help people who receive income support allowance payments manage unexpected cost of living expenses.
BUDGET 2012-13 Investing in science and maths for a smarter future
More science and maths teachers, equipped with better training and better resources, will enter Australia’s schools as part of the Gillard Government’s $54 million response to the Chief Scientist’…
BUDGET 2012-13 Helping newly unemployed Australians keep more of their savings
The Australian Government will provide $40 million over four years to ensure newly unemployed Australians and students can keep more of their savings while looking for a new job or studying.
Government and Woolworths help Australians to find work
Australians looking for work will be given assistance through a landmark jobs compact between the Gillard Government and Woolworths.