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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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.
Transition to Work doorstop
Subjects: Release of the Exposure Draft for the Transition to Work youth employment programme; Syrian refugee crisis
New Transition to Work service
84 workplace related diseases listed
84 workplace related diseases, from skin diseases to cancer, have been listed by Safe Work Australia for consideration by the States and Territories for consideration as 'deemed diseases' under…
Australia supports G20 Employment Goals
G20 Labour and Employment Ministers have concluded their meetings in Ankara, Turkey this week with a renewed commitment to creating economic growth and job creation, especially for young people.…
“What’s Next” for retrenched workers
Workers faced with retrenchment now have access to a set of online resources to help them get back on their feet and into work as quickly as possible.
Interview with Fran Kelly, Radio National
Subjects: Royal Commission into Trade Union Corruption, Dyson Heydon, Fair Work Ombudsman. E&OE
National plan to reduce the risk of asbestos
The first ever endorsed National Plan on Asbestos Safety and Eradication has today been launched following a meeting of State and Territory Ministers today.
Minister for Employment visits McDonald’s training centre
Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz today visited the McDonald’s training centre in Sydney with Member for Berowra Philip Ruddock and Member for Bradfield Paul Fletcher.
Government delivers on election commitment for easier, simpler advice for small business
A new Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) mobile-friendly tool to combine pay, shift and leave calculators with an intuitive interface for mobile devices designed for Small Business has been…
Restart programme providing benefits to the ACT
The Australian Government’s Restart programme has helped Canberra’s Rainbow Cottage Early Childhood Centre hire an older worker whose life time of experience is now benefiting some of Canberra’s…
Minister for Employment, Senator Eric Abetz today reminded all parties involved in the Hutchinson Ports dispute of the need to show each other due respect and consideration.