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…
Australian workers protected from exploitation
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.
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.
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…
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:…
Book launch: Making a difference: Australian International Education
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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…
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…
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.
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.
Record operating surplus for Australian universities
Australia’s universities continue to grow strongly, according to the latest report on their financial health.