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
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…
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.
Australian Government delivers first stage of $1 billion Mr Fluffy loan
The first instalment of the Australian Government’s $1 billion conce
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.
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…
457 recruitment claims
Reports today that some employers have advertised for foreig
Doorstop interview – ABS employment figures released today
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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.
Jobs growth and falling unemployment
Today’s ABS Labour Force release is further evidence that the jobs market strengthened towards the end of 2014.
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.
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.
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.