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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Transition to Work doorstop

Subjects: Release of the Exposure Draft for the Transition to Work youth employment programme; Syrian refugee crisis

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 September 2015

Ministers:

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

New Transition to Work service

 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 September 2015

Ministers:

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

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

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.…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 September 2015

Ministers:

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

“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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Interview with Fran Kelly, Radio National

Subjects: Royal Commission into Trade Union Corruption, Dyson Heydon, Fair Work Ombudsman. E&OE

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 September 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 August 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

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.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 27 August 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • The Hon. Paul Fletcher MP
  • The Hon. Philip Ruddock MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 August 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 August 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • Senator Zed Seselja

Hutchinson Ports

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 August 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
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Work for the Dole helping people get real work experience

Virtual IT, a Launceston Work for the Dole activity begins today and will help up to 80 local job seekers learn computer skills including web development.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 August 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz