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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Reform of the Commonwealth workers’ compensation scheme

The Government has today introduced legislation to modernise the Comcare scheme in order to better support injured workers in the Comcare scheme back to work and to ensure a viable long-tail…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Labour force figures

Today’s ABS figures show employment increased by 15,600 persons in February. The labour force figures reveal a small fall in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate from 6.4% to 6.3%.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Restart reaches 1000 sign-ups at Invermay

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz today met with an employer and employee at Clifton Fine Furniture in Invermay, Tasmania, to mark 1000 sign-ups nationally for the Restart employment…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Jobs Fair connects Tasmanians to work, training and study

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz officially opened the Launceston Jobs Fair, at Albert Hall, this morning.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Interview with Ray Hadley on 2GB

RAY HADLEY: As I mentioned earlier, the Palmer United Party leader, Clive Palmer, has revoked his party’s ban on voting on legislation.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Interview on ABC Radio's AM programme

PRESENTER

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Jobless must have a go at finding work

Article in the Hobart Mercury on 2 March 2015 The very best form of welfare is a job, writes Senator Eric Abetz

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 March 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Gender reporting must drive cultural change

The Australian Government is committed to increasing women’s workforce participation and improving gender equality in the workplace.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 February 2015

Ministers:

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

Acting Director for Workplace Gender Equality Agency appointed

The Government has appointed Ms Louise McSorley the Acting Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency for a period of 12 months.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 February 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Pacific Seasonal Worker Programme

The Government has today announced amendments to the Pacific Seasona

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 February 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Doorstop - Blue Room, Parliament House, Canberra - Today’s ABS employment figures

Subject: Labour force figures

Release type: Transcript

Date: 12 February 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Labour Force figures

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz said today’s labour force figures underline the importance of the Government’s plan to build a strong and prosperous economy, with a major focus on jobs…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 February 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz