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Minister Craig Emerson





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More kids at university and teacher training gets a boost

The Gillard Government will invest $1.9 billion in Australian universities over the next four years to meet a surge in demand for places, including extra teaching, nursing and Asian language places.

Cooperative Research Centres program logoAustralian Government commits to Antarctica

Australia's presence in Antarctica has been bolstered by extra funding in this year's Budget to broaden Antarctic climate change research and extend the working life of the research and resupply ship, Aurora Australis.




Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Statement by the Minister

Tonight I am resigning my Ministerial positions and will not contest the 2013 Federal Election.
Monday, 24 June 2013

Transcript: ABC News Radio

Minister for Trade, Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Dr Craig Emerson, is interviewed on ABC News Radio by Marius Benson.
Saturday, 22 June 2013

Not pretty under Abbott's fig leaf

FOR the best part of three years the chief criticism of the Gillard Government's policy of putting a price on carbon is that Australia would be going it alone. That has always been a fallacy.
Friday, 21 June 2013

Research Investment Priorities for Australia's Future

The Gillard Government today released its 15 priorities for strategic research to drive investment in those areas which can help address Australia’s most important economic, environmental and social challenges.
Thursday, 20 June 2013

Hansard: Question without Notice to the Minister for Tertiary Education Skills Science and Research

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Dr Craig Emerson is asked a Question without Notice about the Sunshine Institute of TAFE.


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