Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

  • Leader of the Government in the Senate
  • Minister for Employment
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
  • Senator for Tasmania

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Helping hand for child care providers affected by Tasmanian bushfires

The Federal Liberal National Government is offering child care providers in Tasmania impacted by the recent bushfires special grant funding of up to $10,000 to help with community recovery.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 20 February 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Government Building Code now requires drug and alcohol testing policies on construction sites

The Australian Government has

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

New Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency

The Government has today announced the appointment of former BHP executive Elizabeth (Libby) Lyons as the Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

New appointments to the Fair Work Commission

The Government today announced four appointments to the Fair Work Commission, including three new Commissioners and a Deputy President.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Game-changing jobactive hits 50,000 placements

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz today announced that the Government’s new jobactive employment services model has recorded 50,000 placements of job seekers into work.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • The Hon Luke Hartsuyker MP

Restart delivering for older workers and businesses

The Australian Government’s Restart programme has helped more than 2,200 older Australians find work and is helping local businesses tap into the rich source of skills and experience that older…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Government delivers Fit Note to support injured workers

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz today announced a new ‘fit note’ to help get sick and injured employees back to work has been developed for use by all GPs in the ACT and surrounding…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Helpline hits quarter of a million calls

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz today announced that the Small Business Helpline, established by the Coalition Government, has received over a quarter of a million calls in less than…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

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Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Doorstop interview - Labour Force figures, Australian Parliament House

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: Unemployment rate, Syrian refugee crisis

Release type: Transcript

Date: 10 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Labour Force figures – August, Tasmania

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz said labour force figures released today by the ABS show that the Liberal Governments in Canberra and Hobart are delivering for the state.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Labour Force figures - August

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz said labour force figures released today by the ABS show a substantial increase in the number of people employed in August – to a record level.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz