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+ In conjunction with the Northern Territory Department of Sport and Recreation, AWRA conducts leadership training workshops in Alice Springs and Darwin.
+ Government funding allows AWRA to hire its first paid employee, part-time Executive Officer Leanne Evans, a Commonwealth Games sprint medalist and sports administrator.
+ Australian basketball international Lauren Jackson and award-winning football (soccer) pioneer Heather Reid become AWRA Ambassadors.
+ AWRA launches a major advocacy and lobbying document ‘A Charter for Active Australian Women’ containing 20 solutions and actions to level the playing for women and girls in sport.
+ AWRA president of eight years Janice Crosswhite OAM presents the Charter to the conference of the International Association for Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women in Havana, Cuba.
+ AWRA successfully lobbies the Australian Sports Commission to introduce a 40 per cent quota for women on NSO boards by 2015.

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