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 welcomes 10,000 new Woolworths jobs

Minister for Jobs, Senator Chris Evans, today welcomed the announcement by Woolworths that it will create around 10,000 new retail jobs during the current financial year.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Consultation on future arrangements for Commonwealth-supported postgraduate student places

Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, today released a consultation paper on future arrangements for the allocation and funding of non-research Commonwealth supported postgraduate…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Ensuring a sustainable tertiary education sector

The Minister for Tertiary Education today announced that courses offered by public universities leading to qualifications below bachelor degree level will be subject to annual allocations agreed…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Government welcomes order to terminate industrial action at Qantas

The Gillard Government has welcomed Fair Work Australia’s decision to grant the Government’s application to terminate all industrial action in relation to the Qantas dispute.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 31 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Government seeks order to terminate industrial action at Qantas

The Gillard Government will immediately seek orders from Fair Work Australia to terminate all industrial action in relation to the Qantas dispute.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Minister thanks inaugural FWA President Justice Giudice

Minister for Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans, today thanked the Honourable Justice Geoffrey Giudice for his work as the inaugural president of Fair Work Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

‘Meet your Maker’ reveals faces behind the fashion

Minister for Jobs and Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans, today launched Ethical Clothing Australia’s ‘Meet your Maker’ campaign in Sydney.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Safe Work Australia Week puts the spotlight on OHS

Minister for Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans, encouraged all Australians to put the spotlight on safety in their workplace during national Safe Work Australia Week, launched today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Indigenous Economic Development Strategy

The Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin, today released the Gillard Government’s long-term strategy to increase participation of Indigenous…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP

DEEWR Secretary named Federal Government Leader of the Year

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans, has congratulated Lisa Paul AO, after she was named the Federal Government Leader of the Year at an…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Australian International Education Conference Speech

9.00 AM to 9.45 AM Thank you Stephen [Connelly, DVC International and Development. RMIT].

Release type: Speech

Date: 14 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Government welcomes new Regional Universities Network

“Regional universities play a vital role for the future of regional Australia,” said Chris Evans, Minister for Tertiary Education.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 October 2011

Ministers:

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