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Standing up for casual workers

The Albanese Labor Government is standing up for casual workers who want to become permanent employees. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Sky News Sunday Agenda with Andrew Clennell

SUBJECTS: National Construction Industry Forum, closing the labour hire loophole, workplace relations reform, casuals, wage theft, gig economy, Referendum campaign, wellbeing budget, shooting in…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 23 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Appointments to National Construction Industry Forum

Today I announce the appointment of 12 representatives to the National Construction Industry Forum.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 23 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting Intervention

Thank you, Chair. On behalf of the Australian Government I thank the Indian G20 Presidency for organising this important global dialogue, and thank the Honourable Prime Minister Modi and the Minister…

Release type: Speech

Date: 22 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Deepening Australia-India skills and education relationship

There is new momentum in the Australia-India relationship with both nations agreeing to work together to shape the future of the skills and training relationship in each country.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 21 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Transcript - press conference, Melbourne

Simon Crean, Australian employment figures, RBA, inflation rates

Release type: Transcript

Date: 20 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS Labour Force Figures

Close to half a million more Australians (498,300) are in work today than when Labor came to Government a little over a year ago.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 20 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Minister O'Connor to attend G20 meetings in India

Minister for Skills and Training Brendan O'Connor will travel to New Delhi and Indore, India to attend the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.   

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Doorstop - Queensland TAFE, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Subjects: Fee-Free TAFE places, Energy apprenticeships, National Skills Agreement, Commonwealth Games, Youth crime.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP

Queensland: the new energy state

Queensland is leading the uptake of the Albanese Government’s New Energy Apprenticeships, highlighting how critical the clean energy industry is for the State.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP

Transcript - ABC Brisbane radio with Loretta Ryan and Craig Zonca

Topics: Fee-Free TAFE and VET places; Skills shortage; New Energy Apprentices; Investment in skills training, The Voice referendum.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP

Jobs and Skills Councils delivering for businesses, workers and the economy

The Albanese Government’s $442 million Jobs and Skills Councils (JSCs), which are vital to tackling Australia’s critical current and future skills and workforce challenges, have all been formally…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 July 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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