New pre-employment support for parents
The Albanese Labor Government will introduce a new voluntary pre-employment service for parents from 1 November 2024, to replace the former government’s Pare
Press conference, Parliament House
E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: Support for Closing Loopholes in the Senate, preventative detention.
The labour hire loophole will be closed, wage theft will finally be made a crime and workers will benefit from safer workplaces under Albanese Labor Government legislation to be voted on today.
Condolence speech - Peta Murphy
Peta Murphy was a passionate fighter who was always on the side of the underdog. The outsider, the less fortunate.
Reinvigorating foundation skills training
The Albanese Government has reinforced its strong commitment to improving adult language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills in its response, tabled today, to a key House of…
2023 Australian Impact Investing Awards
Thank you for inviting me to speak to you and join in celebrating the Australian Impact Investing Awards. As you all know, your work today through impact investing creates vital opportunities to…
300,000 Fee-Free TAFE enrolments strengthen priority workforces
The Albanese Government’s Fee-Free TAFE initiative is on track to welcome its 300,000th enrolment this year, smashing initial forecasts and underlining the strong desir
Speech - Address to Catholic Social Services Australia
Caring for our sick and elderly, supporting people with a disability, and providing high quality community services, care and education is vital to our society.
Report shows surging employment for jobs with VET pathways
Employment in occupations with a vocational education and training (VET) pathway has surged over the past five years, including roles such a
Address to the Regional Australia Institute Conference
I want to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands wherever you are joining this event from today and pay my respects to elders past and present.
Media conference - Meadowbank Applied Institute of TAFE, NSW
Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE; Niagara Falls incident; Visa provisions to Palestinians and Israelis; Infrastructure spending; Energy prices; inflation; oil prices.
More Fee-Free TAFE places for NSW
The Albanese and Minns Governments today announced a further 147,400 Fee-Free TAFE places will be available in New South Wales over the next three-years, giving more people the opportunity to study…