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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Firefighters suffering cancer able to access fair compensation

Firefighters suffering work-related cancers will no longer have to jump through unnecessary and unfair hoops when making a workers’ compensation claim thanks to legislation passed in the Senate…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Australian workers protected from exploitation

Australian workers

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Increased support for universities as budget bill passes

The Australian Government today welcomed the passage of the Higher Education Support Amendment Bill (No. 2) by the Parliament.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

New support for teenage parents and jobless families

Teenage and jobless parents will have new opportunities to complete their school education and enter the workforce as a result of measures being introduced by the Gillard Government.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP

Reforms to long service leave benefit all workers in coal mining industry

Employees in the black coal mining industry will have a guaranteed entitlement to long service leave thanks to reforms passed by Parliament, Minister for Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Celebrating 25 years of Australian international education

Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, today celebrated the achievements of international education in Australia at the launch of the new publication Making a difference:…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Book launch: Making a difference: Australian International Education

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Release type: Speech

Date: 22 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Arbitration to provide certainty for business and travellers

Fair Work Australia will arbitrate new agreements between Qantas and the Australian International Pilots Association (AIPA), the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Australian Licensed Aircraft…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Government establishes Office for Learning and Teaching

Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, today announced the establishment of the Office for Learning and Teaching, in response to the review into support for higher education…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Bechtel and Commonwealth Government provide second chance for 400 adult apprentices Gladstone, Queensland

Firstly I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners and pay my respects to their elders past and present. To the Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh – it’s great to see you here.

Release type: Speech

Date: 15 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Second chance training and jobs for 400 adult apprentices

Four hundred adult apprentices will be given a second chance to complete a formal qualification and be employed in the construction of three Queensland LNG plants.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Record operating surplus for Australian universities

Australia’s universities continue to grow strongly, according to the latest report on their financial health.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans