Senator Kate Lundy has represented the Australian Capital Territory in the Senate in the Australian Federal Parliament as a member of the Australian Labor Party since 1996.
She held many portfolios in opposition including Information Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer Affairs, Local Government, Sport and Health Promotion.
Elected for the fifth time, as part of the Rudd Labor Government Senator Lundy is currently Chair of the Joint Standing Committee for the National Capital and External Territories and a long-standing active member of the Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee. She is also one of the Federal Parliament's representatives on the Advisory Council of the National Archive of Australia.
Senator Lundy has participated in every Senate Inquiry relating to telecommunications and Information Technology over the last fourteen years, and spearheaded Gov 2.0 initiatives such as her Public Sphere events which facilitate online public collaboration on policy development.