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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Turnbull Government supporting jobs in Queensland
Regional businesses in Australia are successfully trialling and hiring young people through Youth Jobs PaTH, with Queensland leading the way with more than 2,800 young people hired under the…
Better protection for vulnerable workers
The Turnbull Government’s new protections for vulnerable workers come into effect today.
Eleven months of consecutive jobs growth – employment remains at record high
ABS Labour force figures for August show employment has increased for the eleventh consecutive month, demonstrating the underlying strength in the labour market and highlighting the success of the…
Resignation of Nigel Hadgkiss
Mr Nigel Hadgkiss APM has today tendered his resignation as Commissioner of the Australian Building and Construction Commission, which has been accepted by the Government.
Taking action to ensure workers’ benefits benefit workers
The Turnbull Government will introduce legislation to protect the benefits of Australian workers and ensure they are held for workers and not spent for other purposes.
Putting workers first as Corrupting Benefits law comes into effect
Strong new laws banning secret and corrupting payments between employers and unions come into effect from today, ensuring Australian workers’ interests are put first when workplace agreements are…
New measures to support participation in the Seasonal Worker Programme
The Turnbull Government today announced a number of new measures to further support employers and seasonal workers to access the Seasonal Worker Programme.
Turnbull Government delivers stronger protections for vulnerable workers
The Turnbull Government’s legislation to protect vulnerable workers has tonight passed the Senate.
Gender pay gap continues to narrow but more needs to be done
Each year on Equal Pay Day we acknowledge the progress made towards bridging the gender pay gap and commit to continuing our efforts to ensure women are equal in the workforce.
Helping mature age Australians into work
The Turnbull Government today announced five locations chosen to be trial sites for the new Career Transition Assistance Program, which will help prepare mature aged Australians for new jobs.
Supporting Country Fire Authority volunteers
I welcome the Victorian Parliament’s Fire Services Bill Select Committee report, which calls on the Victorian Government to drop their plan to dismantle the CFA.
A record number of Australians in work
Labour force figures released today by the ABS show employment has increased for the tenth consecutive month, demonstrating a strengthening labour market and highlighting the Government’s strong…