Eric Abetz

Type: Person
Name: Eric Abetz
Title: Politician
Organization: Governnment of Australia
Nationality: Australia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Eric Abetz
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Dole cut if jobless spam employers

_ Jobseekers who use online services to indiscriminately apply for jobs to meet targets will lose payments, the government says. Photograph: Alamy Unemployed people face the loss of payments as a punishment for spamming employers with unsatisfactory applications ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The 'busyness' curse: our time is valuable, and its under threat | Sarah Burnside

We are told our old world is being superseded by an exciting 24/7 economy. It might be inevitable, but when were any of us asked whether this was what we actually wanted?‘Employed or otherwise, our time is valuable’. Photograph: GmbH/AlamyIn the modern ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Work for the dole 40-job rule flexible in rural areas: Sussan Ley

BORDER federal MP Sussan Ley yesterday said some leeway could be given to rural residents unable to apply for 40 jobs a month under new work for the dole rules. BORDER federal MP Sussan Ley yesterday said some leeway could be given to rural residents ... [Published Albury Border Mail - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Australian government invests A$5.1bn in employment services

The Australian government has announced it will invest A$5.1bn (£2.8bn) in employment services over three years to help both jobseekers and employers.Minister for employment, senator Eric Abetz, said the investment was to help more Australians move from ... [Published Recruiter Magazine - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 9 reports

Abetz in firing line over job plan

Senator Eric Abetz said unemployed people in regions with few jobs need to “apply for more jobs to get a job”. Source: News Corp AustraliaEMPLOYMENT Minister Eric Abetz has been accused of living in a fantasy world after he said job seekers living in ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Interview with Lyndal Curtis on ABC News 24 Capital Hill | Ministers' Media Centre

SUBJECTS: Work for the DoleLYNDAL CURTIS: Eric Abetz, welcome to Capital Hill. If I could ask you first, what evidence is there that the Work for the Dole scheme helps people find jobs?MINISTER ABETZ: Work for the Dole is fundamentally good for the individual. ... [Published Noodls - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tapping away into the night: The Shipping News provides a poster girl for Eric Abetz's new dole plans

Should Employment Minister Eric Abetz find himself in need of a more compelling campaign than ''one in the morning, one in the afternoon'' to sell his innovative plan to flood businesses with about 40 million job applications a month, he could hardly ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Changes to the dole for over 50s

The Federal Government has released its list of proposed changes to the Human Services (previously Centrelink) employment services system. Those aged over 50 will be required to undertake 15 hours per week of approved activities to receive Newstart Allowance. ... [Published Your Life Choices - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Strict rules to fix social problem

4BC Mornings: On Monday, the Federal Government revealed new job placement plans as part of a “social measure” to enhance the lifestyle, opportunities and health of Australian citizens and economy.The latest proposed overhaul of the work-for-the-dole ... [Published 4BC - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

More than 200,000 older Australians on the dole

CHRIS UHLMANN: As the Abbott Government seeks to dramatically expand Work for the Dole, AM can reveal there's been a 45 per cent spike in the number of older Australians on unemployment benefits since 2010.The Government figures have been given to Greens ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

'One In The Morning, One In The Afternoon': The New Rules For Jobseekers To Get The Dole

Jobseekers under 50 will be expected to apply for 40 jobs a month under new rules being introduced by the Abbott government as it expands it work-for-the-dole program.Employment minister Eric Abetz told the ABC’s Lateline program it was “reasonable” to ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Industry concerned about Coalition's 40-job-applications-a month plan

Business groups concerned they will be deluged by poorly targeted applications from young unemployedEric Abetz says having to apply for one job in the morning and one in the afternoon was not too much to ask. Photograph: Mike BowersBusiness groups have ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]

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"i'm not going to respond to what we are leaning towards or not leaning towards" Federal Employment Minister Eric Abetz said

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ACT to request loan to help solve Mr Fluffy asb... [Published ABC Online - 3 mins ago]
Dole cut if jobless spam employers [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
The 'busyness' curse: our time is valuable, and... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
10 Things: No-one cares about your online datin... [Published The Vine - 10 hours ago]
Work for the dole 40-job rule flexible in rural... [Published Albury Border Mail - 13 hours ago]
Sorting fact from fiction in dole policy [Published ABC Online - 13 hours ago]
Jobs are not there, especially at my age [Published Melbourne Age - 19 hours ago]
Australian maritime union plans ten-day strike [Published Baird Maritime - 20 hours ago]
Australian government invests A$5.1bn in employ... [Published Recruiter Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Abetz in firing line over job plan [Published Tasmania Mercury - 20 hours ago]
Interview with Lyndal Curtis on ABC News 24 Cap... [Published Noodls - 22 hours ago]
Address to the 2014 National Conference of the ... [Published Noodls - 22 hours ago]
Brickworks plan no go [Published Canberra Times - 23 hours ago]
Time to take on the welfare sceptics [Published Eureka Street - Jul 29 2014]
Abetz concedes 40 jobs per month Newstart rule ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
Tapping away into the night: The Shipping News ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 29 2014]
Abetz concedes 40 jobs per month Newstart rule ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
FSC ramps up default fund reform calls [Published Super Review - Jul 29 2014]
I applied for 40 jobs in nine minutes [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Expanding work for the dole 'a political stunt'... [Published NineMSN Finance - Jul 29 2014]
Changes to the dole for over 50s [Published Your Life Choices - Jul 29 2014]
Strict rules to fix social problem [Published 4BC - Jul 29 2014]
More than 200,000 older Australians on the dole [Published ABC Online - Jul 29 2014]
'One In The Morning, One In The Afternoon': The... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 29 2014]
Debate over propsed changes to the dole [Published ABC Online - Jul 29 2014]
Govt admits dole box-ticking a possibility [Published Sky News Australia - Jul 28 2014]
Risk of 'box ticking' if unemployed forced to a... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 28 2014]
More than 200,000 Australians aged over 50 now ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 28 2014]
OUR SAY: Employment policy needs more work [Published Central Western Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Lousy days ahead for businesses [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
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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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