Standing up for Canberra

Local Schools to provide free sport to kids

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann today welcomed the announcement that 26 schools in Canberra will receive funding to participate in after school sport and other structured physical activities through the 2011 Active After-School Communities program.

“The Canberra community will get over $33,000 to help kids get active after school. The program will help kids tap into a healthy exercise lifestyle from early on,” said Ms Brodtmann.

 “I recently presented an the ACT Super Site Award to the Curtin School Age Care program and I witnessed first hand the new found enthusiasm students have for sport in that community,” said Ms Brodtmann.

Media contact: 
John Snobar (Brodtmann): 0435 059 099


Site Name Term 1, 2011 funding amount

Bonython Outside School Hours Program                                   1,120.00 
Calwell Before and After School Care                                          1,092.00
Charles Conder Primary School After School Care                          992.60 
Curtin School Age Care                                                              1,710.00 
Farrer School Age Care                                                              1,270.00 
Forrest After School Care                                                           1,624.00 
Garran School Age Care                                                             1,030.00 
Gilmore Primary After School Care                                              1,120.00 
Gordon After School Care                                                           1,029.00 
Gowrie YMCA                                                                             1,050.00 
Hughes School Age Care                                                            1,070.00 
Kids Fun Club                                                                               871.00 
Monash OSHCS                                                                         1,727.40 
Red Hill Primary School                                                              1,715.00 
Sacred Heart OSHC                                                                   1,680.00 
St Benedicts After School Care                                                   1,120.00 
St Clare of Assisi Primary School                                                 2,602.40 
St Francis of Assisi Basca                                                            1,120.00 
St John Vianney's YMCA                                                             1,330.00 
St Judes After School Care/YMCA                                                1,225.00 
St Peter and Paul YWCA                                                             1,400.00 
St Thomas the Apostle OSHCS                                                    1,400.00 
Taylor After School Care YMCA                                                    1,098.50 
Theodore School Connection                                                       1,120.00 
Torrens School Age Care                                                             1,200.00 
YMCA Holy Trinity OSHC                                                              1,225.00

Total                                                                                         33,941.90

Media contact

John Snobar (Brodtmann): 0435 059 099