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  • Second Reading Speech – Higher Education Support Amendment (Australia’s Economic Accelerator) Bill 2022
    Posted on 1 December 2022 | 3:52 am

    Second Reading Speech – Higher Education Support Amendment (Australia’s Economic Accelerator) Bill 2022 Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:52 Elliot Williams Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:52 Speech This Bill amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to support our universities in turning Australia’s world-class research into the innovative products and processes and businesses...[ Read more ]

  • Record applications for Curious Minds STEM camps
    Posted on 30 November 2022 | 9:16 pm

    Record applications for Curious Minds STEM camps Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:16 Elliot Williams Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:16 Media Release A record number of young women applied for the latest Curious Minds STEM camps this year, with the successful 120 applicants to attend their first virtual camp this month. The Curious...[ Read more ]

  • 2022 National History Challenge Presentation
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 2:10 am

    2022 National History Challenge Presentation Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:10 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:10 Speech I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we stand, the Ngunnawal people, and their elders past and present. In doing so I commit the Government, which...[ Read more ]

  • Big future for young Australian historians
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 2:05 am

    Big future for young Australian historians Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:05 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:05 Media Release Today I had the pleasure of attending the 2022 National History Challenge Presentation and share in honouring the best young Australian historians. More than 4,000 students from 500 registered schools submitted entries...[ Read more ]

  • Round 1 of Schools Upgrade Fund open
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 1:23 am

    Round 1 of Schools Upgrade Fund open Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:23 Katherine Anas… Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:23 Media Release Schools can now apply for grants of up to $25,000 to create better-equipped learning environments and help students get back on track after disruptions caused by COVID. Government and non-government schools...[ Read more ]

  • Interview with ABC TV
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 12:11 am

    Interview with ABC TV Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:11 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 11:11 Transcript SUBJECTS: Raising awareness of skin cancer; Australian Skin Cancer Foundation: Jay’s Mission Melanoma Walk JASON CLARE, MINISTER FOR EDUCATION: A couple of years ago, I got diagnosed with melanoma. I'm one of the lucky ones....[ Read more ]

  • Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing
    Posted on 25 November 2022 | 3:44 am

    Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing Thu, 11/24/2022 - 14:44 Gabrielle Triglone Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:44 Transcript SUBJECTS: Stuart Robert, Industrial Relations and Labor’s plans to grow wages, Jordan Peterson, Drew Pavlou and Cheaper Childcare Bill GREG JENNETT: Why don't we bring in now our political panel for today. And joining...[ Read more ]

  • A warm welcome to international students
    Posted on 24 November 2022 | 7:47 am

    A warm welcome to international students Thu, 11/24/2022 - 18:47 Gabrielle Triglone Thu, 11/24/2022 - 18:47 Media Release Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell and Minister for Education Jason Clare met with International Education and Training finalists at Parliament House today, ahead of the 60th Australian Export Awards tonight....[ Read more ]

  • Interview with Greg Jennett - Afternoon Briefing
    Posted on 23 November 2022 | 8:56 pm

    Interview with Greg Jennett - Afternoon Briefing Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:56 Elliot Williams Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:56 Transcript SUBJECTS: Early childhood education funding; Higher education agenda; Industrial relations reforms. GREG JENNETT: But $5 billion worth of extra childcare subsidies will start to flow from the middle of next year now...[ Read more ]

  • Press Conference - Civic Early Childhood Centre, Canberra
    Posted on 23 November 2022 | 2:58 am

    Press Conference - Civic Early Childhood Centre, Canberra Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:58 Katherine Anas… Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:58 Transcript SUBJECTS: Affordable early childhood education and care ALICIA PAYNE: Good morning. My name is Alicia Payne, and I’m the Federal Member for Canberra. And it’s my great pleasure this morning to...[ Read more ]

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  • Second Reading Speech – Higher Education Support Amendment (Australia’s Economic Accelerator) Bill 2022
    Posted on 1 December 2022 | 3:52 am

    Second Reading Speech – Higher Education Support Amendment (Australia’s Economic Accelerator) Bill 2022 Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:52 Elliot Williams Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:52 Speech This Bill amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to support our universities in turning Australia’s world-class research into the innovative products and processes and businesses...[ Read more ]

  • Record applications for Curious Minds STEM camps
    Posted on 30 November 2022 | 9:16 pm

    Record applications for Curious Minds STEM camps Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:16 Elliot Williams Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:16 Media Release A record number of young women applied for the latest Curious Minds STEM camps this year, with the successful 120 applicants to attend their first virtual camp this month. The Curious...[ Read more ]

  • 2022 National History Challenge Presentation
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 2:10 am

    2022 National History Challenge Presentation Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:10 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:10 Speech I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we stand, the Ngunnawal people, and their elders past and present. In doing so I commit the Government, which...[ Read more ]

  • Big future for young Australian historians
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 2:05 am

    Big future for young Australian historians Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:05 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:05 Media Release Today I had the pleasure of attending the 2022 National History Challenge Presentation and share in honouring the best young Australian historians. More than 4,000 students from 500 registered schools submitted entries...[ Read more ]

  • Round 1 of Schools Upgrade Fund open
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 1:23 am

    Round 1 of Schools Upgrade Fund open Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:23 Katherine Anas… Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:23 Media Release Schools can now apply for grants of up to $25,000 to create better-equipped learning environments and help students get back on track after disruptions caused by COVID. Government and non-government schools...[ Read more ]

  • Interview with ABC TV
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 12:11 am

    Interview with ABC TV Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:11 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 11:11 Transcript SUBJECTS: Raising awareness of skin cancer; Australian Skin Cancer Foundation: Jay’s Mission Melanoma Walk JASON CLARE, MINISTER FOR EDUCATION: A couple of years ago, I got diagnosed with melanoma. I'm one of the lucky ones....[ Read more ]

  • Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing
    Posted on 25 November 2022 | 3:44 am

    Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing Thu, 11/24/2022 - 14:44 Gabrielle Triglone Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:44 Transcript SUBJECTS: Stuart Robert, Industrial Relations and Labor’s plans to grow wages, Jordan Peterson, Drew Pavlou and Cheaper Childcare Bill GREG JENNETT: Why don't we bring in now our political panel for today. And joining...[ Read more ]

  • A warm welcome to international students
    Posted on 24 November 2022 | 7:47 am

    A warm welcome to international students Thu, 11/24/2022 - 18:47 Gabrielle Triglone Thu, 11/24/2022 - 18:47 Media Release Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell and Minister for Education Jason Clare met with International Education and Training finalists at Parliament House today, ahead of the 60th Australian Export Awards tonight....[ Read more ]

  • Interview with Greg Jennett - Afternoon Briefing
    Posted on 23 November 2022 | 8:56 pm

    Interview with Greg Jennett - Afternoon Briefing Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:56 Elliot Williams Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:56 Transcript SUBJECTS: Early childhood education funding; Higher education agenda; Industrial relations reforms. GREG JENNETT: But $5 billion worth of extra childcare subsidies will start to flow from the middle of next year now...[ Read more ]

  • Press Conference - Civic Early Childhood Centre, Canberra
    Posted on 23 November 2022 | 2:58 am

    Press Conference - Civic Early Childhood Centre, Canberra Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:58 Katherine Anas… Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:58 Transcript SUBJECTS: Affordable early childhood education and care ALICIA PAYNE: Good morning. My name is Alicia Payne, and I’m the Federal Member for Canberra. And it’s my great pleasure this morning to...[ Read more ]

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  • Second Reading Speech – Higher Education Support Amendment (Australia’s Economic Accelerator) Bill 2022
    Posted on 1 December 2022 | 3:52 am

    Second Reading Speech – Higher Education Support Amendment (Australia’s Economic Accelerator) Bill 2022 Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:52 Elliot Williams Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:52 Speech This Bill amends the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to support our universities in turning Australia’s world-class research into the innovative products and processes and businesses...[ Read more ]

  • Record applications for Curious Minds STEM camps
    Posted on 30 November 2022 | 9:16 pm

    Record applications for Curious Minds STEM camps Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:16 Elliot Williams Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:16 Media Release A record number of young women applied for the latest Curious Minds STEM camps this year, with the successful 120 applicants to attend their first virtual camp this month. The Curious...[ Read more ]

  • 2022 National History Challenge Presentation
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 2:10 am

    2022 National History Challenge Presentation Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:10 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:10 Speech I would like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we stand, the Ngunnawal people, and their elders past and present. In doing so I commit the Government, which...[ Read more ]

  • Big future for young Australian historians
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 2:05 am

    Big future for young Australian historians Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:05 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:05 Media Release Today I had the pleasure of attending the 2022 National History Challenge Presentation and share in honouring the best young Australian historians. More than 4,000 students from 500 registered schools submitted entries...[ Read more ]

  • Round 1 of Schools Upgrade Fund open
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 1:23 am

    Round 1 of Schools Upgrade Fund open Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:23 Katherine Anas… Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:23 Media Release Schools can now apply for grants of up to $25,000 to create better-equipped learning environments and help students get back on track after disruptions caused by COVID. Government and non-government schools...[ Read more ]

  • Interview with ABC TV
    Posted on 28 November 2022 | 12:11 am

    Interview with ABC TV Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:11 Elliot Williams Mon, 11/28/2022 - 11:11 Transcript SUBJECTS: Raising awareness of skin cancer; Australian Skin Cancer Foundation: Jay’s Mission Melanoma Walk JASON CLARE, MINISTER FOR EDUCATION: A couple of years ago, I got diagnosed with melanoma. I'm one of the lucky ones....[ Read more ]

  • Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing
    Posted on 25 November 2022 | 3:44 am

    Interview - ABC Afternoon Briefing Thu, 11/24/2022 - 14:44 Gabrielle Triglone Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:44 Transcript SUBJECTS: Stuart Robert, Industrial Relations and Labor’s plans to grow wages, Jordan Peterson, Drew Pavlou and Cheaper Childcare Bill GREG JENNETT: Why don't we bring in now our political panel for today. And joining...[ Read more ]

  • A warm welcome to international students
    Posted on 24 November 2022 | 7:47 am

    A warm welcome to international students Thu, 11/24/2022 - 18:47 Gabrielle Triglone Thu, 11/24/2022 - 18:47 Media Release Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell and Minister for Education Jason Clare met with International Education and Training finalists at Parliament House today, ahead of the 60th Australian Export Awards tonight....[ Read more ]

  • Interview with Greg Jennett - Afternoon Briefing
    Posted on 23 November 2022 | 8:56 pm

    Interview with Greg Jennett - Afternoon Briefing Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:56 Elliot Williams Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:56 Transcript SUBJECTS: Early childhood education funding; Higher education agenda; Industrial relations reforms. GREG JENNETT: But $5 billion worth of extra childcare subsidies will start to flow from the middle of next year now...[ Read more ]

  • Press Conference - Civic Early Childhood Centre, Canberra
    Posted on 23 November 2022 | 2:58 am

    Press Conference - Civic Early Childhood Centre, Canberra Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:58 Katherine Anas… Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:58 Transcript SUBJECTS: Affordable early childhood education and care ALICIA PAYNE: Good morning. My name is Alicia Payne, and I’m the Federal Member for Canberra. And it’s my great pleasure this morning to...[ Read more ]