Ministerial statements

3 July 2012

Ministerial statement: Government stamps Biological passport for athletes

The Minister for Sport, Kate Lundy, today launched the Athlete Biological Passport program to track and chart the biological attributes of athletes and further enhance the integrity of Australian sport.

31 May 2012

Ministerial statement: New anti-doping message: You Can Never Win Your Reputation Back

A hard-hitting poster showing an athlete injecting a prohibited substance is at the centre of a new anti-doping awareness campaign launched today by the Minister for Sport, Kate Ellis.

23 May 2012

Ministerial statement: Anti-Doping Advisory Group announced

Minister for Sport Mark Arbib today announced appointments to the first advisory group to the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).

8 May 2012

Ministerial statement: Continued support for Australian sport

The Gillard Government will provide more than $300 million in ongoing funding for sport in the 2012-13 Budget to support grassroots participation and high performance programs.

28 April 2012

Ministerial statement: Anti-Doping Authority gets new chief

The Minister for Sport Kate Ellis has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive for the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

10 March 2012

Ministerial statement: Australia hosts first international anti-doping intelligence course

The global effort to eliminate doping from sport has been given a boost following the completion of the first international anti-doping intelligence course run by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).

16 February 2012

Ministerial statement: Most comprehensive anti-doping program for Australian Olympic and Paralympic athletes

Minister for Sport Mark Arbib today announced Australian athletes attempting to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games would face the most comprehensive anti-doping program Australia has ever put together for a major sporting event.


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