Supporting unpaid carers on the southern Gold Coast

Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, said unpaid carers on the southern Gold Coast would benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services. Mrs Andrews said the new support services were in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers were providing to their families, the southern Gold Coast community, and the nation. “The Turnbull…

Protecting apprentices from dodgy trainers and employers

The Turnbull Government has a well-established track record of protecting the rights of apprentices, trainees and students engaged in vocational education and training. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews said claims by Labor Senator Doug Cameron about apprentices not being protected were beyond ridiculous given the reputational damage Labor inflicted on VET.…