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<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>MEDIA ALERT<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName
 w:st="on"><font size=3 face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>MDBA</span></font></st1:PlaceName><font
 size=3><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName>
 <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">River</st1:PlaceType></span></font></st1:place><font
size=3><span style='font-size:12.0pt'> Health Conference<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>15 October 2009<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>For further info and interviews
contact: Cathy Reade 0413 575 934 <st1:PersonName w:st="on">creade@squirrel.com.au</st1:PersonName>
<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Press release, info on panel of
federal politicians, celebrities and campaigners, and full program </span></font><a
href="http://www.onelifeoneworldourfuture.com/index.php?pageid=420">http://www.onelifeoneworldourfuture.com/index.php?pageid=420</a><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The event will be live-streamed from
6.30pm, Sunday 18.10 at </span></font><a
href="http://www.onelifeoneworldourfuture.com/">www.onelifeoneworldourfuture.com</a><font
size=3><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>NO TIME FOR TALK &#8211;<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>AUSSIE KIDS TAKE ACTION ON CLIMATE
CHANGE <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>As national and world leaders
continue to meet and talk about climate change and the environment, Australian
kids are taking action!<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Over 2000 kids from every State and
Territory around <st1:country-region w:st="on">Australia</st1:country-region>
will converge on <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Canberra</st1:City></st1:place>
from 18-20 October for the MDBA International River Health Conference. The kids
will teach each other with drama, comedy, song and imagination, as well as get
their hands dirty in environment work. They will also quiz senior politicians,
celebrities and activists on climate change. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>INTERVIEW, FOOTAGE and PHOTO
OPPORTUNITIES EACH DAY<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>SUNDAY, 18 OCTOBER<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>WHO:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Years 5-11 students and teachers for
interviews/vox pops and footage of dressed rehearsals<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Arron Wood, event organiser and
Environmentalist of the Year (see press release)<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>WHERE:&nbsp; National Convention Centre, <st1:address
w:st="on"><st1:Street w:st="on">31 Constitution Avenue</st1:Street>, <st1:City
 w:st="on">Canberra</st1:City></st1:address><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>WHEN:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>12.30-3pm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Arron Wood
and kids/teachers, from around <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Australia</st1:place></st1:country-region><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>1.00pm-1.30pm &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kids in costumed
rehearsals (other opportunities available if prearranged)<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>MONDAY, 19 OCTOBER<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>10.20-11.50am at National Convention
Centre &#8211; 2000 kids quizzing celebrities, politicians and activists on how
to adapt to climate change and make a difference including:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>- Celebrities Clair Hooper, Josh
Thomas, Natalie Hunter, Luke Jacobz and Rebecca Breeds<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>- Politicians Greg Hunt, Christine
Milne and Nick Xenophon (NB PM &amp; Ministers invited but unavailable)<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>- Campaigners: Dan Adams, Make
Poverty History; Tim Costello, World Vision; Linh Do, Change &amp; Switch<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>12.40-3.50pm at National Convention
Centre &#8211; 375 kids teaching kids in fun presentations working with lots of
fun and energy on climate change issues; groundwater pollution; Murray River
issues; saving native fish, frogs and birdlife, and the impact of urbanisation.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>12.40-3.50pm at Australian National
Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross St Acton&nbsp; &#8211; 375 kids doing water testing,
bird box making, building water saving devices and no-dig gardens, planting
seedlings, revegetating areas and learning about indigenous art and heritage.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>TUESDAY, 20 OCTOBER<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>10.25&#8211;2.20pm at Convention
Centre &amp; Botanical Gardens - concurrent activities (as above)<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText style='mso-margin-top-alt:0pt;margin-right:142.2pt;
margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>2.40-3.40pm at Convention Centre -
students reflect and make pledges for the environment<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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margin-bottom:0pt;margin-left:37.4pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><font size=3
face=Arial><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The conference is proudly supported
by Murray Darling Basin Authority; Australia Post; Department of the
Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water; CitiPower/Powercor; Toshiba;
Bunnings; Questacon; Veolia Transport Australasia; Australian National Botanic Gardens;
EWater CRC; National Capital Educational Tourism Project; Landcare Australia;
Telstra; Pavilion on Northbourne; Visy; Cool Australia; RENEW NSW; National
Convention Centre Canberra<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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