Respect@Work: A better standard for all Australian workplaces

Today the Australian Human Rights Commission’s new power commences to investigate and enforce compliance of the positive duty on organisations and businesses to eliminate sexual harassment in the…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 12 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP
  • Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

ABC Radio Melbourne with Ali Moore

Topics: Ten-year Migration Strategy, tighter visa processes, ASQA regulator.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Fixing Australia’s broken Migration System

The Albanese Government is today taking a major step forward in reforming Australia’s broken migration system with the biggest reforms to migration in a generation.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 11 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Clare O'Neil MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Jason Clare MP
  • The Hon Andrew Giles MP

Interview - 2HD Newcastle

SUBJECTS: Closing Loopholes passes Parliament, skills shortage, new migration strategy.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 11 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

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

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher

Press conference, Parliament House

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Subjects: Support for Closing Loopholes in the Senate, preventative detention.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 7 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Closing Loopholes

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.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 7 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
Read more: Closing Loopholes

Condolence speech - Peta Murphy

Peta Murphy was a passionate fighter who was always on the side of the underdog. The outsider, the less fortunate.  

Release type: Speech

Date: 6 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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…

Release type: Speech

Date: 30 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

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

Release type: Media Release

Date: 30 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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. 

Release type: Speech

Date: 29 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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