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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Gillard Government breaks down barriers to Australian universities

The Gillard Government is opening the doors to university ensuring that no matter what a student’s background, they have the opportunity to achieve their goal of a univers

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Bachelor degree just the ticket for a full-time job

Students with a Bachelor degree are being snapped up by Australian employers within months of them graduating from university, Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, said today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

24,000 workers trained under $87 million Government–industry partnership

Almost 24,000 workers and trainees will upgrade their skills under an $87 million Australian Government-industry training investment announced today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Meeting Australia’s skills, education and research challenges

The consolidation of Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research into a single portfolio signals the Government’s determination to ensure we meet the needs of the future economy, Senator…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Comment sought on university performance measures

Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, today released three discussion papers, inviting public comment on the development of university performance measures.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 9 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Australia’s unemployment rate remains low

Today’s Jobs figures show that Australia’s unemployment rate remains low despite heightened instability in the global economy and slowing global growth.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Release of the Base Funding Review, Parliament House, Canberra

 **Check against delivery** Dr Jane Lomax-Smith, Chair of the Base Funding Review Panel Professor Louise Watson, Member of the Panel

Release type: Speech

Date: 8 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Australian Government aid for Tasmanian timber industry

The ongoing impact on the Tasmanian labour market from industry restructuring, particularly in the native forestry sector, will be the focus of an industry lunch in Burnie today.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP
  • Sid Sidebottom MP

Base Funding Review report released

The Australian Government has taken another step towards ensuring a stronger and more sustainable higher education funding system with today’s release of the final report of the Base Funding…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Interview ABC Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly - International education; Opposition higher education policy; Review of the Fair Work Act.

FRAN KELLY: One of Australia’s biggest export earners is the international education sector.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

UWS students to benefit from $30m Gillard Government investment

Students at the University of Western Sydney will benefit from a $29.8 million Gillard Government grant for its Collaborative Learning Network project.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon David Bradbury MP

$268 million to transform regional higher education

Regional universities will receive the vast majority of a Gillard Government investment of almost $400 million to support new state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities at university…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Simon Crean MP