The Hon Martin Pakula MP
Minister for Sport
Martin Pakula is the Victorian Minister for Sport.
He is also the Minister for Tourism & Major Events, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade and Minister for Racing.
In 2006, Martin was elected to the Legislative Council as the member for Western Metropolitan Region and in 2013 Martin became the Member for the State Seat of Lyndhurst.
In 2014, Martin was elected to represent the new district of Keysborough in the Legislative Assembly and was appointed to the portfolios of Attorney General and Minister for Racing in the Andrews Labor Government.
A keen football and racing fan, Martin has been a member of the Carlton Football Club for 30 years and is also a member of the Victorian Racing Club.
The Hon Ros Spence MP
Minister for Community Sport
Ros Spence is the new Victorian Minister for Community Sport.
She is also the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and the Minister for Youth.
In 2014, Ros was elected to the Legislative Assembly as the member for Yuroke and re-elected in 2018.
Prior to her appointment to cabinet, Ros was the Parliamentary Secretary for Road Infrastructure, having also previously served as the Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport and as Government Whip in the Legislative Assembly.
She also served as a Councillor, Deputy Mayor and Mayor of Hume City Council between 2008 and 2012.
Ros is a tireless advocate for breaking down barriers to participation in community sport and recreation and has played an integral role in helping to deliver significant new sporting facilities in her community.