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Entries from August 24th, 2007

Top health priorities? Major initiatives in prevention & rehabilitation

August 24th, 2007 · No Comments · Posts

In Tasmania for the annual conference of the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association where I presented a paper by our QUT research group. At this conference I was reminded, for the umpteenth time, of the paramount importance of preventative and

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Giving up the game…

August 18th, 2007 · No Comments · Posts

If the PM can have his say on local Government, I’ll have mine on a State issue. There’s an argument for a new State High School in the western part of Ryan other than growth in and around Karana Downs. In essence, the State has given up trying to provide public secondary education

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Best wishes to Peter Andren

August 10th, 2007 · No Comments · Posts

According to ABC Radio, Peter Andren, the Independent Representative for Calare in NSW, has just announced that he has cancer and will relinquish the race for a seat in the Senate. Not only his constituents, but many others throughout the country have the greatest respect for Peter and

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Off and running…

August 10th, 2007 · No Comments · Posts

As a newcomer to the mysterious arts of the web, as well as to campaigning, it’s taken me a few days to establish the diary. First – thanks to all those who have expressed support and interest. I have spoken to many people in Ryan over the last few months, and a constant theme

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