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
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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 to…

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

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

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.

Release type: Speech

Date: 23 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 23 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Steve Whan MP
  • Jerome Laxale MP

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…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 23 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Steve Whan MP

Interview - RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

Subjects: Workplace relations changes, jobs, Hamas-Israel conflict.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 22 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Media conference - TasTAFE Clarence Campus, Warrane

GRANT DREHER, TasTAFE CEO: Welcome, everybody.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 18 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP

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