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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 @ 3:34PM

Ring the Bell: Watching Surfing Anywhere, Anytime No Longer a Pipedream

The Rudd Labor Government is increasing its support to Surfing Australia to help it set up a new digital channel that will enable Australians to watch their favourite surfers anytime and anywhere. In partnership with Surfing Australia,  re-elected Rudd Labor Government will provide a further $250,000 to help get MySurf.TV…

Sunday, August 18th, 2013 @ 7:10PM

Gungahlin Jets Boosted By $417,000 Injection

The Gungahlin community will receive a boost with a $350,000 funding promise for the Gungahlin Jets AFL club to build a new multipurpose facility including rehabilitation facilities, storage space and canteen at Amaroo Oval. A further $66,600 is being provided to the Gungahlin Jets under the Rudd Labor Government’s Building…

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 @ 5:52AM

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2013

Summing up Speech, Senate, Australian Parliament Monday June 24 2013   Check Against Delivery Mr President, I welcome the opportunity the sum up the debate on the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2013 and the subsequent amendments. Following the Woods Review into cycling the Hon James Wood QC recommended…

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 @ 5:52AM

‘WALK TOGETHER’ TO CELEBRATE DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY

Australians are ‘Walking Together’ across the country today to celebrate our cultural diversity as part of Welcome to Australia’s ‘Walk Together’ campaign, which will coincide with Refugee Week 2013. Senator Lundy is participating in ‘Walk Together’ in Canberra meeting at Reconciliation Place at 1pm, walking across Commonwealth Avenue Bridge to…

Sunday, June 16th, 2013 @ 2:22PM

Canberra hosts Matildas and Ferns clash

The Australian women’s football team, the Matildas, will face up to New Zealand’s national football team, the Football Ferns, for the second time this week at McKellar Park in Canberra. The two international friendlies are the first step for the Matildas before they head off to play the Netherlands in…

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Thursday, June 13th, 2013 @ 3:37PM

$48,850 Slam Dunk for Canberra Youth

Acclaimed Canberra based multicultural youth program the Big Bang Ballers have today received $48,850 from the Gillard Labor Government to boost their popular Night Hoops program. Announcing the new funding as part of the Government’s Diversity and Social Cohesion Program at a visit to the Belconnen Basketball Stadium, Minister for…