Senator the Hon Christopher Evans

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 January 2013

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Gary Gray AO, MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 November 2012

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP

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).

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 August 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP
  • Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 July 2012

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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.  

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 July 2012

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 July 2012

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 June 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • Senator The Hon Kim Carr
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 May 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • Senator The Hon Kim Carr
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • The Hon Julie Collins MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 May 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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’…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 May 2012

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Peter Garrett MP

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 May 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 April 2012

Ministers:

  • The Hon Julia Gillard MP
  • The Hon Bill Shorten MP
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans