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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Interview with Leon Compton on ABC Hobart Statewide Mornings

LEON COMPTON:  Let’s talk about the Federal Liberal Party, the Federal Coalition, at the moment and how they’re going.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 5 February 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Australian Government delivers first stage of $1 billion Mr Fluffy loan

The first instalment of the Australian Government’s $1 billion conce

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 January 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Warren Truss MP
  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • Senator Zed Seselja

Productivity Commission Review of the Fair Work Laws Release of Issues Papers

The Productivity Commission has today released five issues papers, commencing its review of the workplace relations system.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Urgent need to restore the rule of law to the building and construction industry

Media reports about the spread of the culture of unlawfulness in the building and construction industry highlight the need for the Senate to pass legislation to re-establish the Australian…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

457 recruitment claims

Reports today that some employers have advertised for foreig

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 January 2015

Ministers:

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

Doorstop interview – ABS employment figures released today

***Check against delivery*** 15 January 2015 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 15 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Landmark Japan-Australia trade deal welcomed

The landmark Japan-Australia trade deal coming into force today is of great benefit to the Australian economy, exports and Australian jobs, Employment Minister Senator Eric Abetz said today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Jobs growth and falling unemployment

Today’s ABS Labour Force release is further evidence that the jobs market strengthened towards the end of 2014.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Jobs plan to get Tasmanians working in 2015

As the New Year begins Minister for Employment and Senator for Tasmania Eric Abetz said the Government continues to work hard to help more Tasmanians find jobs.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Big savings for business in Comcare self-insurance licence change

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz has welcomed a reform that will see businesses save more than $1 million a year which can be reinvested in Work Health and Safety and jobs.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 January 2015

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Small Business Helpline hits 150,000 in just one year

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s Small Business helpline has received more than 150,000 calls since it was established in December last year.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 December 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • The Hon Bruce Billson MP

Media conference on union Royal Commission report

Media conference on the relea

Release type: Transcript

Date: 19 December 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz