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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$2 billion fund to transform small business access to funding
The Liberal National Government will significantly enhance access to funds for small business across the country through the introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund…
Work starts on qualifications framework review
The changing needs of students and employers is being considered by a review of Australia’s qualifications framework.
Government proposes to double the value limit available under employee share schemes
The Liberal National Government is improving the ability for small businesses to offer employee share schemes to help employers attract, retain and motivate employees and grow their businesses.
Australian VET skills to boost Indonesian logistics capacity
Australian know-how will be used to grow Indonesia’s logistic sector and ultimately benefit trade between the two nations.
Young apprentices, small business benefit from bush wage subsidy trial
The Liberal and Nationals’ Government will invest $60 million to trial a wage subsidy as an incentive for employers in regional and rural communities to engage more apprentices.
New apprentice wage subsidy to support regional and rural businesses
The Liberal and Nationals’ Government will invest $60 million to trial a wage subsidy as an incentive for employers in regional and rural communities to engage more appr
Work underway to bolster aged care workforce
A new Aged Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will commence work immediately to bring industry and consumers together to set competencies and skills needed to deliver safe, quality aged…
Significant boost to Northern Territory apprenticeships
More than 2000 new training and apprentice opportunities will be created in the Northern Territory in a new $5.8 million funding deal signed today between the Federal Liberal National Government…
Small business to receive tax relief five years early
The Liberal-National Coalition Government has again shown that it is delivering for small and family businesses, the engine room of our economy, by bringing forward tax cuts to businesses with a…
Boosting Western Australia's Apprentice Workforce
Thousands of new training and apprentice opportunities will be created in Western Australia as it signs on to the Liberal National Government’s Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) National Partnership…
Around Australia with small business
Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education Senator Michaelia Cash will be travelling over the next two weeks to small and family businesses around Australia to…
Scholarships for regional students
Students living in rural, regional and remote Australia will get financial support to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses.