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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Tender open for Employment Services 2015-20

The Australian Government today released the Request for Tender for Employment Services 2015-20, and invited bids from organisations that have the capacity and determination to help more job…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 October 2014

Ministers:

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

Interview with Steve Cenatiempo on 2NM Hunter Valley

SUBJECT: Launch of 2NM’s Jobtober campaign.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 1 October 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Launch of Safe Work Australia Month

Today the Minister for Employment and Safety Ambassador Senator Eric Abetz officially launched Safe Work Australia Month and its feature event, the new Australian Strategy Work Health and Safety…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 October 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Release of Australian Public Service Statistical Bulletin

The release of the Australian Public Service Statistical Bulletin today shows a reduction in the size of the APS, from 167,051 at June 2013 to 159,126 at June 2014.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting closing remarks, Melbourne

It is very pleasing to announce that the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting is now able to release a bold and ambitious but nevertheless an achievable declaration with…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Doorstop in Melbourne on ABS jobs figures

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Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Encouraging employment figures but more work to do

Labour Force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today are encouraging but demonstrate a continued underlying softness in the labour market.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 11 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
  • The Hon Joe Hockey MP

Joint media conference with Turkish Deputy PM at G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting, Melbourne

Minister Abetz: I’m delighted to be able to introduce His Excellency the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Mr Kurtulmuş, who will be taking over the chairmanship of the Labour and…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Opening remarks at G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting, Melbourne

*** Check against delivery *** Good afternoon everybody and welcome to this, the fifth meeting of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers here in Melbourne, Australia.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 10 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Joint press conference with Minister of State for Employment, the Rt Hon Esther McVey MP (U.K.) and Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez (USA), as part of the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

E&OE TRANSCRIPT   -  *Check against delivery* MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA TUESDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2014  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 9 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Australia to host G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

The Australian Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Eric Abetz, is pleased to host fellow employment ministers at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in Melbourne this week.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 9 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Interview with 2CC's Mark Parton

SUBJECTS: Public sector wage bargaining negotiations; Remuneration Tribunal; superannuation.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 3 September 2014

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Eric Abetz