Media Releases by The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Special Olympics open in Adelaide

The Minister for Sport Kate Ellis and Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities Bill Shorten today joined more than 850 athletes to open the ninth National Special…

Statement on Christine Nixon

Christine Nixon is doing an excellent job as head of the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority. Her hard work on the ground, and ability…

Families in Dandenong get a new playground

Over 500 children and their families in Dandenong, will enjoy the benefits of a new playground unveiled today by the not-for profit organisation, the Queen…

Mayberry boosts Australia’s medal haul

The Minister for Sport Kate Ellis today congratulated Marty Mayberry on his silver medal in the standing downhill at the Vancouver Winter Paralympics today. The…

Disability standards for access to premises

The Australian Government today launched the Disability Standards for Access to Premises, which for the first time set the minimum access requirements for people with…

Birthday Girl Gives Historic Gift To Nation

The Minister for Sport, Kate Ellis, today congratulated Jessica Gallagher on winning a bronze medal in the vision-impaired slalom today at the Vancouver Winter Paralympics.…