Mark Arbib

Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

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Senator the Hon Mark Arbib was Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development, Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness and Minister for Sport between 28 September 2010 and 14 December 2011.

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Indigenous employment opportunities at Griffith University

Griffith University will offer 14 new positions to Indigenous Australians and provide 25 Indigenous students with more support to ensure a successful transition from University to the workforce,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Mr Graham Perrett MP

Long term unemployed help flood affected communities

Ten long-term unemployed Indigenous job seekers from South Brisbane will take part in a community-based project to provide long term benefits to flood affected areas in Queensland, thanks to…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Mr Graham Perrett MP

More jobs, better job opportunities for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory

 Aboriginal people in remote communities across the Northern Territory will have greater employment and economic opportunities under a $19.1 million jobs package announced today.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 November 2011

Ministers:

  • The Hon Jenny Macklin MP
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Warren Snowdon MP

22 INDIGENOUS JOBSEEKERS GRADUATE INTO WORKFORCE

Twenty-two participants in the ‘Tita Yangaditya – Retail for the Future’ retail training and employment project recently graduated in Adelaide with industry specific skills and job opportunities…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 11 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Kate Ellis MP

24 new jobs for Indigenous Australians in Archerfield

Thiess Australia is teaming up with Hastings Deering and the Federal Government to expand their successful Indigenous Employment Program in Archerfield giving 24 Indigenous job seekers work.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 11 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Mr Graham Perrett MP

Indigenous workers help in cyclone clean up

Forty Indigenous Australians have been working with Quality Innovation Training and Employment (QITE) on the recovery and clean up of the cyclone affected Cassowary Coast.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 11 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Senator The Hon Jan McLucas

Training and employment for Indigenous health workers

Twelve Indigenous Australians in Caboolture will get jobs and training in the health sector with the assistance of the Australian Government’s Indigenous Employment Program.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Senator Mark Furner

Agriculture, retail and food production work for Indigenous jobseekers in Bundaberg

Thirty Indigenous job seekers in Bundaberg will receive training and job placements in the hospitality, retail or agriculture sectors with the assistance NEATO Employment Services and the Federal…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 10 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Senator The Hon John Hogg

Queensland businesses to develop Indigenous job strategies

Fifty Queensland businesses will be assisted to develop Indigenous Employment Strategies and 35 Indigenous trainees will receive sustainable jobs thanks to a partnership between the Australian…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

60 jobs for Indigenous Palm Island trainees

Sixty Indigenous Australians on Palm Island will receive jobs, apprenticeships and training in construction, security and hospitality with the assistance of the Australian Government’s Indigenous…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Senator The Hon Jan McLucas

Support for Melbourne's Vulnerable Indigenous Youth

Young Indigenous people in Melbourne who are at risk of getting caught up in the justice system will receive greater access to job and mentoring support thanks to more $400,000 from the Federal…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 November 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Government partners Indigenous construction company

An innovative Indigenous Employment Program is working to establish an Indigenous construction company capable of competing for major projects in Queensland.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 October 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Mr Shayne Neumann MP