The Australian women’s football team, the Matildas, will face up to New Zealand’s national football team, the Football Ferns, for the second time this week at McKellar Park in Canberra. The two international friendlies are the first step for the Matildas before they head off to play the Netherlands in Europe later this month. Minister [...]
by Kate Lundy
The plight of some of the world’s most vulnerable refugees is being highlighted with the launch of a new publication, Getting Settled: Women Refugees in Australia in Townsville at the start of Refugee Week.
A consortium of building and construction industry organisations that promote and support women in the building, construction and property industries will be provided with $45,000 to build an online Women in Industry Information Hub.
Hitting the right notes with $20,000 to create a school band and build social cohesion in Parramatta
Parramatta North Public School will receive $20,000 to create and develop a school band to bring students and the local community together through music and help students learn more about the values of social cohesion and tolerance. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Senator Kate Lundy and Member for Parramatta Julie Owens MP announced the innovative project [...]
Nearly 400 bowlers and more than 300 carers have converged on Canberra for the 25th National Tenpin Bowling Championships for People with a Disability. Minister for Sport Kate Lundy was honoured to kick off the National Tenpin Bowling Championships for people with a disability this morning at the AMF Tuggeranong Bowling Centre, by sending down [...]
TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEW WITH JULIA HOLMAN, TRIPLE J HACK 6 June 2013 TOPICS: ASBESTOS E&OE JULIA HOLMAN : Kate before you were the minister and before a few other things you were removing asbestos. I just want to ask you first what it’s like to remove asbestos? KATE LUNDY: Well it’s a pretty uncomfortable job, [...]
The Australian Football Community today joined together in celebration with the announcement from Mauritius that Moya Dodd will be co-opted as the first ever Australian to the FIFA executive committee. Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister for Sport Kate Lundy today congratulated Ms Dodd on her amazing achievement. A former Matilda’s vice captain, Ms Dodd [...]
Minister for Sport Kate Lundy today met with one of Cycling Australia’s newest board member Eleri Morgan Thomas. Senator Lundy said Eleri was appointed to the Cycling Australia board on May 8, 2013 filling the board position of Tracey Gaudery who was elected to the UCI board in December 2012. “Eleri is a great appointment [...]
The expansion of Australia’s National Integrity of Sport Unit is taking shape as the Australian Government steps up in its commitment to assist sports in combating threats to the integrity of sport. Minister for Sport, Senator Kate Lundy today announced that Andrew Godkin, a 25 year veteran in investigations and analysis, will be the interim [...]
Childrens’ Participation In Sport; AIS Sports Science & Sports Medicine; Drugs In Sport; Racism In Sport; New Canterbury Bulldogs CEO Raelene Castle
E&OE QUESTION: Minister, I’ll just get the controversy of the day out of the way. KATE LUNDY: Oh, well, I was going to make a statement first. QUESTION: You want a statement? Oh, go for it, okay. KATE LUNDY: Look, thank you all very much for being here today. It’s been one of those mornings. [...]