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Media Releases

19 January, 2017
Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that seasonally adjusted employment rose by 13,500 in December, to a record high of 11,985,900.  Full-time employment rose by 9,300 in December to stand at 8,176,500. This follows strong inc... Read more

18 January, 2017
The Federal Education and Training Minister has urged students to research where they choose to study if they plan to go to university, as the Turnbull Government today released new data showing university student completion rates have dipped slightl... Read more

16 January, 2017
More than 60 students from across Australia will converge on Macquarie University in Sydney today to kick off an advanced digital technology summer school backed by the Turnbull Government. Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis representing the ... Read more

09 January, 2017
Tens of thousands of Australian preschoolers will try their hand at languages this year as the Turnbull Government rolls out its popular early learning languages program across the country. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said... Read more

08 January, 2017
New data released today highlights early education and care fees continued to grow in the March 2016 quarter but the Turnbull Government has prevented the fee spikes of up to 14 per cent seen under Labor. Minister for Education and Training Simon ... Read more

05 January, 2017
After almost 18 months of uncertainty for the school community, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal has now affirmed my department’s decision to revoke the approval of Malek Fahd Islamic School Limited to receive Federal Government funding. &n... Read more

02 January, 2017
Kate Ellis has demonstrated an embarrassing incapacity to understand projections in budget papers, with her scaremongering today on childcare shortages based on data showing projected growth in available places rather than shortages. Under the Tur... Read more

01 January, 2017
The Turnbull Government’s new affordable, sustainable and student-focussed vocational education and training student loans program kicked off today – ending Labor’s failed VET FEE-HELP scheme.   Minister for Education and Tra... Read more

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