HARMONY DAY A CHANCE TO RECONSIDER REPEAL OF SECTION 18C

Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC and Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism Michelle Rowland have called on Tony Abbott to reconsider his plan to repeal Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. Continue reading

AGED CARE SECTOR COMMITTEE MUST HAVE CALD REPRESENTATION

Shadow Minister for Ageing, Shayne Neumann and Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland have called on the Abbott Government to appoint representatives from the CALD community to the Aged Care Sector Committee. Continue reading

ABBOTT ATTACKS MCMAHON COMMUNITY WITH CRUEL CUTS

MICHELLE ROWLAND MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURALISMSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONSMEMBER FOR GREENWAY   THE HON CHRIS BOWEN MPSHADOW TREASURERMEMBER FOR MCMAHON   MEDIA RELEASE-ABBOTT ATTACKS MCMAHON COMMUNITY WITH CRUEL CUTS Continue reading

SESELJA CAUGHT OUT AGAIN ON FUNDING CUTS

MICHELLE ROWLAND MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURALISM SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS MEMBER FOR GREENWAY   GAI BRODTMANN MPSHADOW PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY FOR DEFENCEMEMBER FOR CANBERRA   MEDIA RELEASE SESELJA CAUGHT OUT AGAIN ON FUNDING CUTS Continue reading

MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES URGED TO SEND ABBOTT A MESSAGE

MICHELLE ROWLAND MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURALISMSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONSMEMBER FOR GREENWAY   THE HON TONY BURKE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR FINANCEMANAGER OF OPPOSITION BUSINESSMEMBER FOR WATSON   MEDIA RELEASE MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES URGED TO SEND ABBOTT A MESSAGE Continue reading

SBS CUTS WILL HURT AUSTRALIA’S ETHNIC COMMUNITIES

HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONSMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   MICHELLE ROWLAND MPSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONSSHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURALISM MEMBER FOR GREENWAY   MEDIA RELEASE  SBS CUTS WILL HURT AUSTRALIA’S ETHNIC COMMUNITIES Continue reading

COALITION DEMANDS MIGRANTS SPEAK ENGLISH THEN TAKES AXE TO ENGLISH CLASSES

After the Coalition used Australia Day Celebrations this year to call for migrants to learn English, it can now be revealed they have actually cut funding from an organisation providing English speaking classes for new Australians. Continue reading

LABOR WELCOMES THE REOPENING OF QUAKERS HILL NURSING HOME

                        MICHELLE ROWLAND MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURALISM SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONSMEMBER FOR GREENWAY   THE HON SHAYNE NEUMANN MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRSSHADOW MINISTER FOR AGEINGFEDERAL MEMBER FOR BLAIR MEDIA RELEASE  - LABOR WELCOMES THE REOPENING OF QUAKERS HILL NURSING HOME Continue reading

ADELAIDE MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY HIT HARD BY ABBOTT CUTS

Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland and Federal Member for Adelaide, Kate Ellis have today met with multicultural organisations in Adelaide who have been left in funding limbo by the Abbott Government. They visited the African Communities Council of South Australia Inc, the Middle Eastern Communities Council of SA and the South Australian German Association Inc who between them were pledged $260,000 under the Building Multicultural Communities Program. Continue reading

ABC CUTS WILL HURT REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

THE HON JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   MICHELLE ROWLAND MPSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS MEMBER FOR GREENWAY MEDIA RELEASE  ABC CUTS WILL HURT REGIONAL AUSTRALIA Continue reading