PortBUG Blog Post, September 2014.


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1.  Your Say – Cycling Citizens’ Jury: SA’s Department of Premier & Cabinet are running a ‘Cycling Citizen’s Jury’ over September and early October. A Citizens’ Jury will make recommendations to government on how we can better share the roads safely. Lobbyists, activists, community groups and citizens are welcome to present points-of-view to the Jury at http://yoursay.sa.gov.au/yoursay/cycling-citizens-jury. You can comment on the blog or download a submission form. Submissions must be lodged by the 5th October 2014.

quiz2.  BI Quiz Night: The Bicycle Institute (formerly BISA) will hold it’s annual ‘Wheels of Fortune’ quiz night on Friday 24th October at the Plympton Community Centre, 34 Long Street, Plympton. From 7pm onwards. There will be surprises and prizes to win & you can bid at a silent auction. Put together a winning team and table (up to 8). Cost is $15 per person, $10 concession. BYO drinks and snacks. Book at BI’s website.

3.  Is Sport Enough? We’re often told that young people playing more sport is the panacea for our lifestyle diseases. However is sport really enough? The answer is no! Read more in the 2014 Active Healthy Kids Australia Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Young People.

bug logo4.  Port ‘BUGBook’: The PortBUG now has a presence on Facebook, linked to our blog and web site. Our site admin is still trying to figure out how f/b works so if you have suggestions, please help him out! You can find the f/b link at our web site or go to direct to the BUGbook.

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