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Papers of Ros Kelly, 1992 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4495856
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Kelly, Ros
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1992] 
0.03 m. (1 folder) 
Summary

MS Acc08/163 comprises papers relating to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in June 1992, which Kelly attended in her portfolio as Minister for Arts, Sport, Environment, Tourism and Territories. The papers include travel itinerary, texts of statements made on behalf of Australia, report to the Prime Minister, briefing for press conference, address to the National Press Club on UNCED, and Australian delegation membership list (1 folder).

Biography/History

Politician. Ros Kelly was an Australian Labor Party politician in the ACT and federal governments. In 1974 Kelly became the first female to be elected to the ACT House of Assembly. As federal member for Canberra, Kelly was secretary of the Federal Labor Caucus from 1981 to 1987. In 1987, Kelly became the first Labor woman federal minister in the House of Representatives, holding the portfolios of Defence, Science and Personnel, 1987-1988; Communications and Aviation Support, 1988-1990; Arts, Sport, Environment, Tourism and Territories, 1991-1993; Environment, Sport and Territories, 1993-1994; Arts, Sport, Environment, Tourism and Territories, 1994-1995. Kelly also served as Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Status of Women until 1994.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc08/163.

Subjects Kelly, Ros -- Archives.  |  Australian Labor Party -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (1992 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Economic development -- Environmental aspects.  |  Environmental policy -- International cooperation.  |  Sustainable development -- International cooperation.
Time Coverage 1992 
Occupation Federal politicians.

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