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Support for flood impacted families and child care centres

The Australian Government will provide immediate support to families and early childhood education and care services impacted by flooding in NSW. The emergency support and services will be available to families in the 23 LGAs that have been declared natural disaster areas in... read more...


Television interview with Natalie Barr - Sunrise - Saturday 2 July 2022

SUBJECTS: Staff shortages; skilled migration; Pfizer vaccine for children under five years NATALIE BARR: Well, Australia is facing a worsening shortage crisis. New data has revealed there are almost half a million jobs vacant, and those available positions are now equal to... read more...


New partnership to benefit Aboriginal children in Salisbury/Playford region

  The Albanese Government will invest $1.8 million in a new community partnership to boost early learning for Aboriginal children in Salisbury.  The new Connected Beginnings program will kick off at the Kaurna Plains Children's Centre this week. Minister for Education Jason... read more...


Government extends childcare support services

  The Albanese Government will make life easier for working parents and ease the cost of living by extending childcare support measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The measures were due to expire on 30 June.  The Minister for Education Jason Clare has... read more...


Industry 4.0 Testlab for Charles Darwin University

The Australian and Northern Territory Governments have partnered to invest $2 million to establish an Industry 4.0 Testlab at Charles Darwin University. This will be an advanced apprenticeship training site to boost the north’s advanced manufacturing skills and strengthen... read more...


Albanese Government welcomes preschool commitment

Minister for Education Jason Clare and Minister for Early Childhood Education Anne Aly welcomed today’s commitment by the NSW and Victorian Governments to preschool education. This follows the Albanese Government’s major commitment to cheaper childcare that will benefit 1.26... read more...


Radio Interview with Murray Jones - 4CA Breakfast - Wednesday 15 June 2022

    E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW 4CA BREAKFAST WEDNESDAY, 15 JUNE 2022   SUBJECTS: Albanese Government’s $50 million commitment to new CQUniversity Cairns campus.   MURRAY JONES, HOST: I don’t usually talk to ministers in a phone booth, but this is a great... read more...


Press Conference - CQ University, Cairns - Tuesday 14 June 2022

E&OE TRANSCRIPTPRESS CONFERENCECQ UNIVERSITY, CAIRNSTUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2022 SUBJECTS: Labor’s commitment to CQ University Cairns; sports on Cairns Esplanade. CR BOB MANNING, MAYOR OF CAIRNS: Firstly, welcome everybody this morning. It’s a great pleasure to be here. I want to... read more...


Television Interview with Leila McKinnon - Today - Tuesday 7 June 2022

E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISION INTERVIEWTODAY SHOWTUESDAY, 7 JUNE 2022 SUBJECTS: Interest rates; Boris Johnson; G20. LEILA MCKINNON, HOST: Another crunch is coming – the big question this morning, just how painful will it be? In just a few hours’ time, the Reserve Bank will... read more...


Stand Tall

STAND TALLICC AWARE SUPER THEATRE, SYDNEYWEDNESDAY, 8 JUNE 2022 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Can I start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we stand and their elders past, present and emerging. You are going to have an awesome day. You are going to hear... read more...