Eric Abetz

Type: Person
Name: Eric Abetz
Title: Politician
Organization: Governnment of Australia
Nationality: Australia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Eric Abetz
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 1 reports

Taking stand on climate change

The rally at MONA was part of a worldwide protest demanding that governments act on climate change. Picture: SAM ROSEWARNE Source: News LimitedHUNDREDS of Tasmanians took a stand on climate change yesterday, adding their voices to a growing chorus calling ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Superannuation guarantee a matter of trust: experts

The federal government and the main public service union are both exaggerating in their bitter row over public servants' 15.4 per cent superannuation guarantee, according to two experts.Public Service Minister Eric Abetz says the guarantee remains safe ... [Published Melbourne Age - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

CPSU threatens strikes across 70 agencies

Commonwealth public servants could soon be striking across 70 different agencies in Canberra amid growing tensions over pay talks.The Community and Public Sector Union has said it will escalate its campaign against the federal government's bargaining ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

CPSU flags industrial action amid stalled APS bargaining

The Abbott government now appears certain to face rolling stoppages and debilitating work-to-rule measures across the Australian Public Service after the Community and Public Sector Union prominently flagged the prospect of protected industrial action ... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Small business body backs FWC appeals overhaul

One of Australia’s peak business groups has defended the creation of a more effective appeals mechanism at the Fair Work Commission after the Law Council warned against the controversial proposal.Kate Carnell, the head of the Australian Chamber of Commerce ... [Published Dynamic Business - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

What's at stake in APS wage negotiations?

As readers may know, enterprise bargaining negotiations have begun in many APS departments and agencies. Typical of these negotiations are the claims and counterclaims that accompany bargaining. CPSU National Secretary Nadine Flood and Minister for Employment ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Owners of asbestos-contaminated homes fear they could be forced out of neighbourhoods

Members of the Mr Fluffy homeowners' group are outraged at the suggestion homes could be subject to a compulsory buyback, with owners forced to compete on the open market to get their blocks back."People are contacting me furiously behind the scenes saying ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Abbott gives top marks to ministers, saying all deserve As or A pluses

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is reviewing the performance of his frontbench but has backed their first year in government, saying his ministers will be getting either As or A pluses.Speaking in the Northern Territory on Wednesday, Mr Abbott said it was ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Labor’s talent search

BILL Shorten wants a Labor federal candidate for Braddon in place ‘‘as soon as possible’’. BILL Shorten wants a Labor federal candidate for Braddon in place ‘‘as soon as possible’’. ‘‘We will have candidates in place well before the next election,’’ the ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mr Fluffy buy-back issue with the Prime Minister next week

The Mr Fluffy asbestos buy-back and demolition scheme will be discussed at the highest levels of federal government next week, a spokesman for Employment Minister Eric Abetz has confirmed, and a decision is expected soon after.The ACT is awaiting a decision ... [Published WA Today - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Australia hits highest monthly employment rise

August saw the largest monthly employment increase in the 35 years that the Australian Bureau of Statistics has been generating records.Figures released by the ABS have revealed that the number of people employed rose by an unprecedented 121,000, seasonally ... [Published Dynamic Business - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

“A real burden to small businesses”: Abetz backs down on 40 job applications plan

Employment Minister Eric Abetz has backed down on the federal government’s plan to force job seekers to apply for 40 jobs a month , saying he recognises criticism the move would be a “real burden to small businesses”.Speaking on Macquarie Radio yesterday, ... [Published Smart Company Australia - Aug 28 2014]

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Taking stand on climate change [Published Tasmania Mercury - 6 hours ago]
Superannuation guarantee a matter of trust: exp... [Published Melbourne Age - 11 hours ago]
CPSU threatens strikes across 70 agencies [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 20 2014]
An A for Tony Abbott for bluster, and a D for t... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Small business body backs FWC appeals overhaul [Published Dynamic Business - Sep 19 2014]
What's at stake in APS wage negotiations? [Published Canberra Times - Sep 19 2014]
CPSU flags industrial action amid stalled APS b... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Sep 18 2014]
Owners of asbestos-contaminated homes fear they... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 17 2014]
Tony Abbott gives top marks to ministers, sayin... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 17 2014]
The hidden underclass: how Australian underempl... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
G20 To Focus on Child Labour [Published Pro Bono Australia - Sep 16 2014]
Labor’s talent search [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Sep 15 2014]
Mr Fluffy buy-back issue with the Prime Ministe... [Published WA Today - Sep 15 2014]
Fight back against Abbott’s anti-worker laws st... [Published ACTU - Sep 15 2014]
‘Skill India’ seeks US, S. Korea and Australia’... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
Govt Reaches Out to US, S Korea, Australia for ... [Published Outlook India - Sep 13 2014]
India’s Labour & Employment Minister Meets his ... [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
Mr Fluffy clean-up puts brakes on infrastructur... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 12 2014]
Hundreds Of Millions Of 'Decent Jobs' Needed: G20 [Published Silicon India - Sep 12 2014]
Fátima Báñez proposes that G-20 nations adopt a... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
’Hundreds of millions of ’decent jobs’ needed’ [Published SentinelAssam.com - Sep 12 2014]
Australia hits highest monthly employment rise [Published Dynamic Business - Sep 12 2014]
Employment figures jumped up in August but “the... [Published Mozo - Sep 12 2014]
Employment continues to climb in Tasmania [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Sep 11 2014]
Economists doubt employment figures (The West A... [Published West Australian - Sep 11 2014]
Boost youth employment, women's participation: ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 11 2014]
Hundreds of millions of 'decent jobs' needed: G20 [Published Siasat Daily - Sep 11 2014]
Hundreds of millions of "decent jobs" needed, G... [Published Individual.com - Sep 11 2014]
More pay the way to growth, says report [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 11 2014]
ILO Labour Organization : Director-General welc... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
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World Congress Of Families Responds To "Mislead... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 25 2014]
“Sexual radicals have launched a smear campaign to discredit the conference.” The anti-gay marriage, pro-life group, World Congress of Families has issued an open letter to Australia just days before it is to hold a conference in Melbourne. The ...
World Congress Of Families Throws Support Behin... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 22 2014]
Unnamed MP quietly books out room for event. The main committee room in Canberra's Parliament House has been quietly booked out by an unnamed MP for an anti-gay marriage summit promoted by the World Congress of Families. The coalition of anti-gay ...
Australian Senate Leader Links Abortions And Br... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 08 2014]
“I think the studies… assert that there is a link between abortion and breast cancer.” Coalition Tasmanian Senator Eric Abetz has thrown his support behind the controversial World Congress of Families and some of its more medically questionable beliefs ...
Australia: Father of 3yo asylum seeker fears fa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]
Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Australia, Sri Lanka The father of a three-year-old asylum seeker being held on a Customs vessel at sea fears his family would be "wiped out" if returned to Sri Lanka. The girl is among a group of 153 ...
Abetz defends Bernardi: what counts is the argu... [Published Andrew Bolt - Jan 25 2014]
Eric Abetz, leader of the Government in the Senate, defends Liberal MP Cory Bernardi from the modern shut-uppers - people who demand important debates be… ...
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