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Monday 14 November 2022
12:00pm – 1:30pm AEST
IIC Australian Chapter held a lunchtime seminar with The Hon. Michelle Rowland MP, Federal Minister of Communications: Media Law: Priorities for the New Government
The Hon. Michelle Rowland’s speech can be found at the below link:
Media Policy: Priorities for a New Government Seminar Communications and Media Law Association (CAMLA) and International Institute of Communications (IIC) Australian Chapter | Ministers for the Department of Infrastructure
Ms Rowland was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 as the Member for Greenway. Prior to entering Parliament, she was a senior lawyer specialising in competition and regulation in the telecommunications, media and technology sectors.
In 2013 she was appointed Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, and Shadow Assistant Minister for Communications.
In October 2015, Ms Rowland was elevated to the Shadow Cabinet and appointed the Shadow Minister for Small Business and Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism.
Ms Rowland was re-elected at the July 2016 election and appointed Shadow Minister for Communications. Michelle was again re-elected at the May 2019 election.
In June 2022, Ms Rowland was sworn in as the Minister for Communications.
Ms Rowland has served as a Councillor and Deputy Mayor of Blacktown City Council, Chair of Screen NSW, and a Director of the Western Sydney Area Health Service.
Michelle is passionate about affording everyone, regardless of their background, equality of opportunity.
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