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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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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • The Hon Chris Bowen MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon 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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

Address to the National Press Club

Connecting Skills to Jobs Thanks and good afternoon everyone.

Release type: Speech

Date: 21 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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)…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans
  • Senator The Hon Kim Carr

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans