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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 @ 12:14PM

ATHLETES SEEKING MORE ANTI-DOPING INFORMATION ONLINE

Athletes and support personnel are increasingly turning to ASADA for advice about prohibited substances in a positive sign that behaviours are changing. Minister for Sport, Senator Kate Lundy said that while we still have some way to go, there are early indications of Australians wanting to find out more about…

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Monday, May 27th, 2013 @ 2:46PM

AIS Centre for Performance Coaching and Leadership,

Press Conference, AIS, Canberra – 27 May 2013 E&OE KATE LUNDY:                         I’m very pleased to be here at the AIS  in Canberra today, to launch officially the Centre for Performance Coaching and Leadership. I have with me Matt Favier, the director of the AIS. This is very important initiative and…

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Thursday, May 16th, 2013 @ 11:39AM

Keeping kids active after school

Children will be encouraged to participate in sport from a young age, through $39.4 million in funding to continue the popular Active After-school Communities program. While Australians love their sport, we know that some young Australians are missing out on opportunities to get involved. The Active After-school Communities program assists…

Friday, May 10th, 2013 @ 10:44AM

New Cricket Centre of Excellence close to completion

Construction of Cricket Australia’s new Centre of Excellence in Brisbane is nearing completion and will soon be the new home for high performance cricket. Federal Minister for Sport Kate Lundy today toured Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence at Allan Border Field with its Senior Manager Belinda Clark and several Australian…

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Friday, April 26th, 2013 @ 5:22PM

Australian Swimming Championships

 Minister for Sport Kate Lundy wishes all Australian swimmers the best of luck in the 2013 Energy Australia Swimming Championships in Adelaide. Senator Lundy said in addition to being the National Championships, the meet also acted as a trial for the upcoming 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona and the…

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Monday, April 22nd, 2013 @ 1:17PM

Sport Investment will provide Australia’s Winning Edge

Paralympians, athletes from the sports of sailing, canoeing and rowing, and many women’s sports are some of the key beneficiaries of the Australian Sports Commission’s investments in national sporting organisations announced today.

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