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.
Government Building Code now requires drug and alcohol testing policies on construction sites
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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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
Asbestos Consumer Alert
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Doorstop interview - Labour Force figures, Australian Parliament House
E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: Unemployment rate, Syrian refugee crisis
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.
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.