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COMMUN TY

NOT CEBOARD
12.12.09 Keeping Canberra in the know.

Invitation to comment are vaccinated. Even one dose for children will give good protection against
this disease. A second dose is needed for longer protection.

Parents should consider getting their children vaccinated before the start of
Information and consultation on the proposed the new school year to ensure their children are protected in the event of an
Dickson and Lyneham Wetlands early upsurge in pandemic H1N1 influenza in late summer or early autumn.
Have your say about the design and facilities including art, interpretive
signage, shade structures and bird viewing locations for the proposed Dickson While the vaccine is not registered for children under six months of age, the
and Lyneham Wetlands. most important thing parents can do is to ensure other members of the family
are vaccinated to limit their baby’s potential exposure to the virus.
When: Wednesday 16 December 2009 (5.30pm - 7.30pm)
Where: Majura Community Centre, Rosevear Place, Dickson All people are urged to take advantage of the current availability of free
For more information contact the Urban Waterways Coordinator, Edwina pandemic flu vaccine over the coming holiday season. Pandemic H1N1
Richardson by email edwina.richardson@act.gov.au or phone 6207 5520. influenza ’09 remains a threat and all Australians are encouraged to get
vaccinated to protect both themselves and those who are vulnerable in
the community.
Notices
Asbestos Information Line
The ACT Health GP Development Fund — Round 1 The ACT Health Asbestos Information Line will end on 14 December 2009.
Applications for Round 1 of the GP Development Grants open on
If you have any concerns regarding asbestos please call the Health Protection
Tuesday 8 December 2009 and close at 5.00pm, Friday 26 February 2010.
Service on 6205 1700, or the Office of Regulatory Services on 6207 1481 and
The GP Development Fund is a four year bi-annual grants pool totalling 6205 8319.
$4 million for general practices that commit to supporting the attraction,
retention and development of the general practice workforce, through

Temporary Road Closures


providing:

• p
 ractice infrastructure grants to support and maintain the general practice
workforce;
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 4 of the Roads and Public Places Act
• support for teaching and learning at all levels in general practice; and
1937, of the intention to close the following roads in the ACT.
• support for ideas to attract and retain the general practice workforce.
DEAKIN
While it is anticipated that most funding applications will not exceed $50,000,
greater sums may be awarded for exceptional proposals. Furthermore, no JERVOIS STREET: will be closed between Macgregor Street and
proposal will be considered too small and all general practices in the ACT are Stonehaven Crescent
eligible to apply.
Time: 7.00am Monday 4 January 2010 to 5.00pm Sunday 28 February 2010
For further information visit www.health.act.gov.au or email Reason: Deakin stormwater augmentation upgrade
GPDevelopmentFund@act.gov.au
MACGREGOR STREET: sections of this street will be closed between Nathan
Street and Jervois Street
H1N1 Influenza ‘09 vaccine
Time: 5.00pm Wednesday 23 December 2009 to 5.00pm
The Pandemic H1N1 Influenza ‘09 vaccine (Panvax®) has now been registered
Sunday 17 January 2010
by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA) for children aged six months
Reason: Deakin stormwater augmentation upgrade
to nine years. This registration follows rigorous evaluation of clinical trial
data by the regulator and review by the expert Australian Drug Evaluation Any person wishing to comment on this notice may contact Colin Evans on
Committee (ADEC). 6207 6821.
The vaccine for children aged 36 months to nine years is available from
Barriers, warning and diversion signs to be erected on site.
GPs and vaccination clinics now and the lower dose prefilled syringe for
children aged six months to 35 months will be available within the next two Rifaat Shoukrallah
weeks. Children under 10 years of age will require two doses of the vaccine Delegated Officer
administered at least 28 days apart. Roads ACT
GREY 18923

People who are travelling overseas where pandemic influenza is now prevalent Locked Bag 2000
and the vaccine in short supply, are particularly at risk and should ensure they Civic Square ACT 2608

Phone Canberra Connect on 13 22 81 I www.communityengagement.act.gov.au


COMMUN TY
NOT CEBOARD
12.12.09 Keeping Canberra in the know.

Invitation to comment The GP Development Fund is a four year bi-annual grants pool totalling
$4 million for general practices that commit to supporting the attraction,
retention and development of the general practice workforce, through
providing:
Information and consultation on the proposed
Dickson and Lyneham Wetlands • p
 ractice infrastructure grants to support and maintain the general practice
workforce;
Have your say about the design and facilities including art, interpretive
signage, shade structures and bird viewing locations for the proposed Dickson • support for teaching and learning at all levels in general practice; and
and Lyneham Wetlands.
• support for ideas to attract and retain the general practice workforce.
When: Wednesday 16 December 2009 (5.30pm - 7.30pm)
While it is anticipated that most funding applications will not exceed $50,000,
Where: Majura Community Centre, Rosevear Place, Dickson
greater sums may be awarded for exceptional proposals. Furthermore, no
For more information contact the Urban Waterways Coordinator, Edwina proposal will be considered too small and all general practices in the ACT are
Richardson by email edwina.richardson@act.gov.au or phone 6207 5520. eligible to apply.

For further information visit www.health.act.gov.au or email


GPDevelopmentFund@act.gov.au
Temporary Road Closures
H1N1 Influenza ‘09 vaccine
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 4 of the Roads and Public Places Act
The Pandemic H1N1 Influenza ‘09 vaccine (Panvax®) has now been registered
1937, of the intention to close the following roads in the ACT.
by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA) for children aged six months
DEAKIN to nine years. This registration follows rigorous evaluation of clinical trial
data by the regulator and review by the expert Australian Drug Evaluation
JERVOIS STREET: will be closed between Macgregor Street and Stonehaven Committee (ADEC).
Crescent
The vaccine for children aged 36 months to nine years is available from
Time: 7.00am Monday 4 January 2010 to 5.00pm Sunday 28 February 2010 GPs and vaccination clinics now and the lower dose prefilled syringe for
Reason: Deakin stormwater augmentation upgrade children aged six months to 35 months will be available within the next two
weeks. Children under 10 years of age will require two doses of the vaccine
DEAKIN
administered at least 28 days apart.
MACGREGOR STREET: sections of this street will be closed between Nathan
People who are travelling overseas where pandemic influenza is now prevalent
Street and Jervois Street
and the vaccine in short supply, are particularly at risk and should ensure they
Time: 5.00pm Wednesday 23 December 2009 to 5.00pm are vaccinated. Even one dose for children will give good protection against
Sunday 17 January 2010 this disease. A second dose is needed for longer protection.
Reason: Deakin stormwater augmentation upgrade Parents should consider getting their children vaccinated before the start of
Any person wishing to comment on this notice may contact the new school year to ensure their children are protected in the event of an
early upsurge in pandemic H1N1 influenza in late summer or early autumn.
Colin Evans on 6207 6821.
While the vaccine is not registered for children under six months of age, the
Barriers, warning and diversion signs to be erected on site. most important thing parents can do is to ensure other members of the family
are vaccinated to limit their baby’s potential exposure to the virus.
Rifaat Shoukrallah
Delegated Officer All people are urged to take advantage of the current availability of free
Roads ACT pandemic flu vaccine over the coming holiday season. Pandemic H1N1
Locked Bag 2000 influenza ’09 remains a threat and all Australians are encouraged to get
Civic Square ACT 2608 vaccinated to protect both themselves and those who are vulnerable in
the community.

Notices Asbestos Information Line


The ACT Health Asbestos Information Line will end on 14 December 2009.
The ACT Health GP Development Fund — Round 1 If you have any concerns regarding asbestos please call the Health Protection
GREY 18923

Applications for Round 1 of the GP Development Grants open on Service on 6205 1700, or the Office of Regulatory Services on 6207 1481 and
Tuesday 8 December 2009 and close at 5.00pm, Friday 26 February 2010. 6205 8319.

Phone Canberra Connect on 13 22 81 I www.communityengagement.act.gov.au