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MEDIA RELEASE

 

THE HON Peter McGauran MP

MINISTER FOR THE ARTS AND THE CENTENARY OF FEDERATION

 

 

Kevin Newman

 

 

The Minister for the Arts and the Centenary of Federation, Peter McGauran, today paid tribute to the Hon. Kevin Newman, AO.

 

Mr Newman was ch airman of the Old Parliament House Governing Council since its inception in December 1997.

 

Kevin worked tirelessly to fulfil his dream of a renewed and vibrant Old Parliament House as a national cultural institution.

 

He was extraordinarily dedicated and brought to his role a great respect and passion for Australia’s political history. As a result, record numbers of Australians are visiting Old Parliament House.

 

Kevin will be deeply missed by all of us who had the privilege of working with him.

 

On behalf of everyone at Old Parliament House, I extend our sincere condolences to Senator Jocelyn Newman and family.

 

Media Contact: Jane Henschke 0417 421 599

 

18 July 1999

 

 

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