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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Seasonal work incentives offer fresh approach

The Turnbull Government today launched the Seasonal Work Incentives Trial which offers a range of incentives for unemployed people to undertake seasonal horticultural work to help them gain…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 29 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Mr Jason Wood MP

On the right PaTH – Businesses hire 5,000 young Australians

More than 5,000 young Australians have gained jobs under the ‘Hire’ element of the Turnbull Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Permanent Employment Facilitator appointed to assist retrenched workers in Latrobe Valley

The Turnbull Government today announced that Mr Luke Arber has been appointed as the permanent Employment Facilitator for Gippsland to assist those affected by the closure of the Hazelwood Power…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Unemployment drops to lowest in over four years

Strong jobs figures released today by the Australian Bureau of

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Turnbull Government delivers Employment Facilitator for Mandurah region

The Turnbull Government today announces funding for an Employment Facilitator for the Mandurah region in Western Australia to provide intensive support to local residents to help find…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Mr Andrew Hastie MP

Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review

The Fair Work Commission has today increased the national minimum wage rate by 3.3 per cent, from 1 July 2017. The national minimum wage rate applies to approximately 200,000 workers. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 6 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Fair Work Commission transitional arrangements for Sunday penalty rates

The independent Fair Work Commission today released its decision on transitional arrangements that will apply to its recent decision on penalty rates.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Appointments to Security of Payments Group

The Turnbull Government has appointed 11 members to the Security of Payments Working Group.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 May 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB

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Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 May 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Labour force figures - April

Employment figures released today by the ABS are encouraging, yet highlight the need to continue the Turnbull Government’s unwavering focus on economic growth and job creation.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 May 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Consultation on reforms to stop misuse of employee entitlements scheme

The Government is seeking public comment on its consultation paper on reforms to stop corporate misuse of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 May 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann
  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

A fairer welfare system that supports more people into work

You can view this media release on the Department of Human Services' Media Centre

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 May 2017

Ministers:

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