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Federal ACT members urge Senator Humphries to support Telecommunications Legislation

Federal Members, Andrew Leigh and Gai Brodtmann, and ACT Senator, Kate Lundy have today urged ACT Liberal Senator Gary Humphries to support the  Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Bill 2010 currently before the Senate.

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Canberra sets record for organ donation

The ACT is on track to equal its best year yet in multi-organ donations, Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann said today.

Australia’s annual rate of organ donation stagnated at about 11 donors per million people in 2009.

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ACT schools connecting with Asia

Students at Merici College St Clare’s College, and St Mary Mackillop College will have an opportunity to better connect with Asian culture and languages with $30,000 Federal government funding announced today.

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ACT gets funding boost for home and community care services

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann, Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh and Senator Kate Lundy today welcomed the announcement of  $1.3 million in additional funding for home and community care services for 13 organisations in the ACT by Federal Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler and ACT Minister for Health Katy Gallagher.

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ACT Rights for Equal Representation

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann said she will support the Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2010.

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Historic anti-discrimination laws welcomed

Member for Canberra, Gai Brodtmann, today visited a local childcare centre with Attorney General, Robert McClelland, Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis and the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler to highlight the Government’s efforts to tackle discrimination with the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill.

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Frocking it up for Frocktober

Gai Brodtmann, Member for Canberra and Kate Lundy, Senator for the ACT congratulated Frocktober Canberra 2010 for raising over $20,000 this month for ovarian cancer.

 

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Funding our future in the ACT

Gai Brodtmann MP, Andrew Leigh MP and Senator Kate Lundy today congratulated the Gillard Government for continuing to fund fundamental programs and investments in the ACT.

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Local Heroes Congratulated

Gai Brodtmann, Member for Canberra today welcomed home and congratulated James Stannard of Kingston and Stewart Boswell of Waramanga on their performance at the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games.

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Pensions to increase on 20 September

Senator for the ACT Kate Lundy, Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann and Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh today reminded Canberrans that due to indexation, around 29,029 people will receive an increase in their pensions from 20 September 2010.

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