Fighting for a pay rise for aged care workers

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its promise to fight for a pay rise for Australia’s aged care workers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 8 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Mark Butler MP
  • The Hon Anika Wells MP

Speech - Australian Industry Group, Canberra

Subjects: Workplace relations, Secure Australian Jobs Plan, wage and productivity growth, paid family and domestic violence leave, closing loopholes in Fair Work Act. bargaining agreements.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - Neil Mitchell, 3AW

Subjects: Skilled migration; Jobs Summit; labour shortages; employment for older Australians; Jobs and Skills Australia; skill shortages.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 2 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Workforce Australia Select Committee

The Albanese Labor government is establishing a Select Committee of the House of Representatives to examine the implementation of Workforce Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Round Four NCI Partnership Grants help young people plan for future careers

More young people can improve their career outcomes thanks to the latest of the Australian Government’s National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grants.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 August 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Jobs and Skills Australia

The Albanese Government is taking immediate action to address the urgent skills crisis, by introducing legislation to establish Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA).  

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: ABCC abolition, paid family and domestic violence leave, Fair Work Ombudsman. 

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing

EO&E Topics: Climate change; Jobs and Skills Australia; Skilled migration; Jobs Summit.  

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Universal paid leave for family and domestic violence

More than 11 million Australian workers – including casuals – will have access to 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave under Albanese Labor Government legislation to be introduced…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 26 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • Amanda Rishworth MP

Interview - ABC Insiders with David Speers

E&OE Transcript Subjects: Wages growth; gig economy; secure work; ABCC; Parliament; climate targets.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 24 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Restoring equal rights for construction workers

The Albanese Labor Government has taken another step towards ending the unfair treatment of building and construction workers.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 24 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Meeting of federal, state and territory skills ministers

Federal and State Skills and Training Ministers met to reset negotiations on the National Skills Agreement, and strengthen Australia’s TAFE and training sector.  

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 21 July 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Sue Ellery MLC
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP
  • The Hon Gayle Tierney MP
  • The Hon Alister Henskens SC MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • The Hon Roger Jaensch MP
  • Chris Steel MLA
  • The Hon Paul Kirby MLA

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