Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

  • Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash was sworn in as Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business on 29 May 2019.

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Mutual obligation requirements return for job seekers

The Morrison Government will introduce a further step in the gradual return to mutual obligation arrangements for all job seekers from 28 September 2020, with the exception of Victoria where…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Careers+ connects job seekers with employers in Canterbury Bankstown

A virtual jobs fair showcasing employment opportunities in the Canterbury Bankstown local area will be held from 16-17 September 2020.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Significant boost for skills training in NSW

The Commonwealth Government and the New South Wales (NSW) State Government have launched the NSW JobTrainer Agreement.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Skills boost for students and job seekers in ACT

The Commonwealth Government and the ACT Government have launched the ACT JobTrainer Agreement.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

$500 million paid to keep Australian apprentices and trainees on the job

More than $500 million has been paid to 51,200 employers to keep 89,300 apprentices in work to protect workers and businesses from the impact of COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Industry Training Hub now open for Townsville youth

Senior secondary school students in Townsville will have new opportunities to develop skills and learn about local in-demand occupations with the opening of an Industry Training Hub.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP
  • Mr Phillip Thompson OAM, MP
  • Mr George Christensen MP

Supporting Australian business to fill critical skills needs

A new priority skills list and strengthened labour market testing will allow small numbers of sponsored skilled workers to return to Australia to fill urgent skills needs in critical sectors,…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP

Local taskforces to aid jobs recovery

More than 900,000 job seekers are set to benefit from local jobs taskforces with specialised expertise and knowledge to get more Australians back into work. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Adult Learners Week 2020: a chance to refresh and reskill

It’s never too late to learn and Adult Learners Week 2020, which kicks off today, will help people find new skills in a rapidly changing labour market. 

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 1 September 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Reforming Australia's vocational education and training regulator

A significant step has been taken to improve Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector with the passing of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 August 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

National Skills Week highlights critical role vocational education and training has in the national recovery

National Skills Week 2020 will focus on the critical role the vocational education and training (VET) sector has in the nation’s economic recovery from COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 August 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Seasonal and Pacific workers to help fill labour gaps

Australia's farmers and regional businesses will be able to recruit much-needed workers from the Pacific and Timor-Leste under arrangements agreed between the Morrison Government and the States…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 21 August 2020

Ministers:

  • David Littleproud MP
  • Senator the Hon Marise Payne
  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Alan Tudge MP
  • The Hon Alex Hawke MP