Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

The Australian Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business is a department of the Government of Australia charged with the responsibility for employment, job services and the labour market, small business, and deregulation.[1][2] The Department was established on 29 May 2019[1] and reports to the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash. The head of the department is the Secretary of the Department of Jobs and Small Business, currently Kerri Hartland.

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Department overview
Formed29 May 2019 (2019-05-29)
Preceding Department
JurisdictionCommonwealth of Australia
Minister responsible
Department executive
Websitewww.jobs.gov.au

Some of the election commitments of the Morrison Government which the Department will have oversight of implementing, following the 2019 election, include the creation of 1.25 million jobs, 250,000 new small businesses and 80,000 apprenticeships over 5 years.[3]

See also

References

  1. "Administrative Order Arrangements" (PDF). Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  2. "About the Department". Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  3. Elmas, Matthew (27 May 2019). "Small business survives Morrison's cabinet reshuffle and Michaelia Cash emerges with additional sway". Smartcompany. Private Media Pty Ltd. Retrieved 19 August 2019.


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