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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

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

New Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Chief Executive Officer

Ms Jodie Deakes has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Wages grow faster than inflation in September quarter

New ABS data today shows real wages increased 0.1 per cent in the September quarter, the second consecutive quarterly increase.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 November 2023

Ministers:

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

Release of Safe Work Australia report into silicosis

The Albanese Labor Government has today agreed with all jurisdictions to release the Safe Work Australia report into silicosis.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Interview - ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

What will happen today is I’ll be recommending that we release the report publicly and then that we reconvene fairly soon once the report’s been out there for people to be able to publicly see…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 27 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Closing loopholes so workers don’t have to choose between their safety and their pay

As Workplace Relations Minister I believe in this fundamental principle: workers should never have to choose between their safety and their pay.

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 19 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

New Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer

Ms Marie Boland has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Safe Work Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 October 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP

Strengthening Australia's employment services

The Albanese Labor Government’s Employment White Paper outlines eight principles to guide reforms to Australia’s employment services system, with a focus on be

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 September 2023

Ministers:

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

Transcript - 4CA Breakfast with Murray Jones

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW  4CA BREAKFAST WITH MURRAY JONES WEDNESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2023

Release type: Transcript

Date: 20 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP