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Bringing Science to the Australian Capital Territory

The ACT’s National Science Week will kick off on 13 August and give Canberrans the opportunity to take part in many exciting events.

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Rebuilding flood affected Australia

I applaud the many local families, businesses and community groups that have supported the effort to rebuild Australia’s flood affected regions.

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$713,105 to fix local black spots

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese, Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh, and Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann, today announced the Gillard Labor Government will provide $713,105 to fix five dangerous black spots on local roads.

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ACT Australians of the Year

I really enjoyed this year’s Australia Day events.

On Tuesday I attended the Australian of the Year ceremony, and it was great to cheer the ACT winners with the home crowd.

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Public Service Medal recipients from the ACT

Public servants are the servants of democracy and I’m delighted to congratulate the following Public Service Medal recipients from the electorate:

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Canberrans called to dig deep for flood victims

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann and Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh today called on Canberrans to stand by the victims of the horrific Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australian floods.

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Community consultation under way for Canberra’s $15m GP Super Clinic

Local residents and health professionals have teamed up today to share ideas about the best options for a GP Super Clinic in the nation’s capital.

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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.

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11 Canberra Schools to go solar

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann congratulated 11 local schools for receiving solar and renewable energy grants from the Gillard Government as part of its $420 million National Solar Schools Program.

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Oprah Audience Discovers Canberra

Audience members from The Oprah Winfrey Show visited Australia’s capital city, Canberra today.

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