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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New indigenous trainees with aboriginal land council in western New South Wales

Nine young Indigenous Australians have started traineeships with Local Aboriginal Land Councils throughout Western NSW after completing an innovative work preparation program Local Aboriginal…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry signs up to support Indigenous business

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) is the latest Commonwealth department to become a member of the Australian Indigenous Minority Supplier Council (AIMSC) and support…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 September 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig

DoHA signs up to support Indigenous business

The Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) is the latest Commonwealth department to become a member of the Australian Indigenous Minority Supplier Council (AIMSC) and support certified Indigenous…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 31 August 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Nicola Roxon MP

Innovative housing solution for homeless in Sydney

Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness Mark Arbib today met with the founder of innovative United States homelessness initiative Common Ground, Rosanne Haggerty, during a visit to a social…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 August 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

New housing project for vulnerable South Australians

Vulnerable people living in Goolwa are set to benefit from the opening of a housing project delivered by the Gillard Government.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 August 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

24 new apartments for vulnerable South Australians

Senator Anne Mcewen Senator for South Australia Vulnerable people, including older Australians, living in Campbelltown are set to benefit from the opening of a housing…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 30 August 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

40 Indigenous jobs for Mossman Gorge Centre

The Australian Government’s Indigenous Employment Program will provide $680,000 to help the Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre employ 40 Indigenous staff.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 29 August 2011

Ministers:

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

40 Indigenous construction jobs in South Australia

Up to 40 Indigenous Australians in South Australia will have job opportunities in the building and construction industry thanks to $260 000 from the Australian Government’s Indigenous Employment…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 August 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Bowen Basin project to boost Indigenous participation in the resource sector

Resource companies in the Bowen Basin will develop an Indigenous industry network group to better engage Indigenous businesses and boost employment.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 August 2011

Ministers:

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

40 New Indigenous retail workers for Mackay and Townsville

Mackay and Townsville retail sectors will get a boost of skilled workers following the announcement of two innovative projects between the Gillard Government, Salvation Army Employment Plus and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 August 2011

Ministers:

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

20 New Indigenous Truck Drivers For Queensland Mines

Up to 20 Indigenous job seekers from Mackay have the opportunity to connect to jobs in the mining industry thanks to a new project from the Gillard Government’s Indigenous Employment Program.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 August 2011

Ministers:

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

Finance industry training for 20 Indigenous Australians

Twenty Indigenous Queenslanders will receive jobs and training in the finance industry as a result of the Australian Government’s Indigenous Employment Program.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 25 August 2011

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib