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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Ambassadors back Apprenticeships as a great start in life

High profile Australians including Greater Western Sydney Giants coach Kevin Sheedy AM, chef and restaurateur Neil Perry, horticulturist and TV star Jody…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Applications rise as barriers to university are removed

New data released today revealed the number of Australians applying for university has grown by almost 10,000 this year.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Speech to 46th ALP National Conference - Opportunity and fairness for working families Friday 2 December 2011

Friends and delegates.  120 years ago our party was formed to improve the lives of working people in this country. 

Release type: Speech

Date: 2 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Industrial disputes remain the exception not the norm

Figures released today by the ABS reveal the increase in days lost due to industrial disputes in this quarter has been driven by the failure of the NSW Government to negotiate agreements with…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Strong interest in regional educational infrastructure funding

The Australian Government’s $500 million Regional Priorities Round of the Education Investment Fund (EIF) for world leading infrastructure projects has received strong interest from the tertiary…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 December 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Gillard Government reforms deliver record number of degree qualified students

Official figures released today confirm the Australian Government is on track to achieve the 40 per cent bachelor degree attainment target.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Band 2 student contribution reinstated for maths and science

The Government will reinstate Band 2 contribution amounts for university students who enrol in mathematics, stat

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

University Reward Funding to focus on improving participation and social inclusion

The Gillard Government will target its Reward Funding for universities on lifting the participation of Australians from low socio-economic backgrounds and other under-represented groups, saving $…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Top notch trainees take home national awards

Large and small businesses, trainees, apprentices and teachers have been named as the best in the country at the 2011 Australian Training Awards.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Government restores fairness to workers compensation laws

The Gillard Government today passed legislation to reverse unfair changes made by the Howard Government to workers’ compensation laws.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Youth Allowance reform opens the doors for regional students

Almost 21,000 students across the country will benefit from the Gillard Government’s reforms to Youth Allowance after legislation passed Parliament today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Landmark model OHS legislation highlights WA and Victorian Governments' failure

Australia is a step closer to nationally harmonised OHS laws that will generate productivity improvements of up to $2 billion a year and deliver safer workplaces for millions of Australians and…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans