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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Students deserve better campus services not mindless negativity
The Government today called on the Liberal Party to end its filibuster on the Higher Education Support Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Bill and allow it to proceed to a vote in the…
Boost to International Education Sector in Response to Knight Review
The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans, and the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, today announced a suite of…
Fly-In, Fly-Out to bring job opportunities in resources sector
Australians looking to work in the resources sector will benefit from an expansion of the Gillard Government’s Fly-In, Fly-Out pilot announced by Minister for Skills and Jobs, Senator Chris Evans…
Australia showcases skills to the world in Skills Olympics
A team of 28 talented young tradespeople will set off for London to showcase Australia’s skills to the world during Australia’s inaugural National Skills Week.
Skills Connect – connecting skills to jobs
A new workforce agency will target pressure points in Australia’s patchwork economy by training and retraining workers for new jobs in growing industries and higher skilled roles.
Address to the National Press Club
Connecting Skills to Jobs Thanks and good afternoon everyone.
Legislation to deliver better Youth Allowance for regional students
The Australian Government today introduced legislation to eliminate regional eligibility distinctions for Youth Allowance from 1 January 2012.
Students to be consulted on campus services
The Government today released revised Student Services, Amenities, Representation and Advocacy Guidelines which underpin the Higher Education Support Amendment (Student Services and Amenities)…
Have your say on Indigenous higher education
Australians are encouraged to have their say on Indigenous participation in higher education, research and the professions as part of the Review of Higher Education Access and Outcomes for…
Critical Skills Fund to deliver training to thousands of workers
Thousands of workers in the resource, construction, infrastructure and renewable energy sectors will benefit from $28 million of Australian Government funding to ease critical skills shortages.
Abbott’s return to WorkChoices – not if, but when
It is only a matter of time before Tony Abbott announces that individual contracts – one of the worst aspects of WorkChoices – are back on the table for Australian workers, Minister for Workplace…
ESOS legislation to reduce charges for the international education sector
Providers of education to overseas students will see their annual registration charges reduced with amendments to the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) (Registration Charges) Act…