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Senate support for Secure Jobs, Better Pay

The Albanese Government is changing workplace laws to get wages moving, help close the gender pay gap and promote job security.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Australian and WA Governments sign landmark skills agreement

The Australian and Western Australian Governments have signed a landmark 12-month Skills Agreement to address the current skills shortage and deliver Fee Free TAFE and more vocational education…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 28 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Mark McGowan MLA
  • The Hon Sue Ellery MLC

Celebrating the nation’s best at the 2022 Australian Training Awards

Sixteen of Australia’s best apprentices, students, training providers, teachers and businesses have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at this year’s Australian Training Awards,…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 19 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Communique - Meeting of State and Territory Skills Ministers

Federal and State and Territory Skills and Training Ministers met today, acknowledging the Victorian Government is currently in caretaker, to progress a range of key vocational education and…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Sue Ellery MLC
  • The Hon Di Farmer MP
  • The Hon Alister Henskens SC MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP
  • The Hon Felix Ellis MP
  • Mr Chris Steel MLA

Australian and SA Governments sign landmark skills agreement

The Australian and South Australian Governments have signed a landmark 12-month Skills Agreement to address the current skills shortage and deliver Fee-Free TAFE and more vocational education…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • The Hon Blair Boyer MP

Fair Work Commission Svitzer ruling

The Government welcomes this outcome.  If Svitzer had been allowed to proceed with its threat it would have done significant damage to the Australian economy. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New ABS Labour Force Figures

If anyone still needed proof that low wages won’t fix themselves – today’s labour force figures show the case is closed.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

A welcome pick-up in wages, but more work to be done

The Albanese Government welcomes new figures today showing wages growing at their fastest pace in more than 9 years.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 16 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Jim Chalmers MP
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Jobs and Skills Australia begins its work

Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) has today been formally established, after legislation passed through Parliament and received Royal Assent.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

Fair Work Commission intervention

That is why we have intervened in the Fair Work Commission’s case to argue this action should be terminated.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Acting President appointed to the Fair Work Commission

Today I announce the appointment of Adam Hatcher SC as the Acting President to the Fair Work Commission (FWC).

Release type: Media Release

Date: 10 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Putting students first - extension of redress and waiver of indexation

The Albanese Government will extend the VET FEE-HELP Student Redress scheme for 12 months, and intends to waive all indexation applied to historical vocational education student loans affected by the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 9 November 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

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