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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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Tuggeranong Town Park gets new stage

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann today welcomed the Gillard Government’s direct investment of $380,000 ina new covered stage at Tuggeranong Town Park.

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Proceeds of Crime pays out $155,000 to ACT project

Minister for Home Affairs and Justice, Brendan O’Connor and Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann today announced $155,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act for Canberra’s Police Community Youth Club, as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to reducing crime.  

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$100,000 for After-Hours GP Services

The Phillip Medical and Dental Centre will receive $100,000 for after-hours GP services, Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann said today.

The funding is part of the General Practice After-Hours Grants, announced by Minister for Health and Ageing Nicola Roxon today.

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