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07 May 2014

Santos VeloCity

Santos is a major supporter of cycling across Australia. We are also the proud sponsor of Adelaide Velo-fringe- a two-week series of (mostly) free events happening from 16-31 May 2014 as part of the international Velo-city conference which rides into town from 27-30 May. Read more

17 Dec 2013

People living in the Maranoa region of Queensland can soon access a full suite of community services in one place at a new state-of-the-art facility being built in Roma. Read more

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08 Jul 2013

L-R: Justin Baxter, Clint Marsh, Daryl Stichel, Simon Turner, David Pritchard and Michael Mutch.

Congratulations to our Cooper Basin emergency services team for taking out the road crash rescue component of the 2013 South Australian Chamber Of Mines & Energy (SACOME) emergency response competition. Read more

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18 Jun 2013

Perth's Annual Oil and Gas Industry Charity Quiz put together by Santos and the Petroleum Club of WA has been another great success, selling out three weeks in advance and raising $34,993 for charity, Homeless Connect. Read more

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17 Jun 2013

A seminar designed to assist not-for-profit organisations understand new work health and safety laws and their obligations towards both employees and volunteers was held at Santos on Monday, 17 June for 20 attendees. Read more

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14 Jun 2013

On Thursday, 20 June 2013, Santos General Counsel Christian Paech will be sleeping out at the Wayville Showground to raise money for the St Vincent de Paul Society and help raise awareness of the real facts about homelessness in Australia. Read more

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22 May 2013

James is thanked for his help by the VNIO.

Santos has been acknowledged for supporting Sight for All and the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology fellowship program (VNIO). Read more

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25 Jan 2013

A record-total of 270 Santos employees took part in the 2013 Bupa Challenge Tour public ride on Friday 25 January across four distances starting in Modbury, Kersbrook, Mt Pleasant and Nuriootpa. Read more

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23 Jan 2013

On January 8, residents and guests of the remote King’s Canyon resort complex in NT, 330kms west of Alice Springs and 40kms from Mereenie, awoke to the smell of smoke and the sight of fast moving flames scorching across the plains towards the isolated community. Read more

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07 Dec 2012

Australian energy company Santos is delighted to announce a new partnership with Somerville Community Services, a non-government and not-for-profit youth, family and community welfare organisation operating in the Northern Territory. Read more

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15 Oct 2012

The first Adelaide office Cooper Cup fundraiser has raised $4,500 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read more

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12 Sep 2012

Santos Staff at Quiz Night: From Left Chandran Vigneswaran; Rochelle Youngson, Courtney Barker and Rikke Petersen.

A cheque for $34,500 – raised at the second Santos Oil and Gas Industry Charity Quiz in June – was presented to Homeless Connect at the Petroleum Club of WA AGM last night. Read more

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28 Aug 2012

Daffodil Day Fundraising

Santos employees have been busy fundraising in Adelaide for both the Cancer Council and Sight for All, two fantastic not for profit Australian agencies. Read more

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23 Aug 2012

The Charleville Police District has launched ‘Stay on Track Outback’, a Santos-sponsored outback road safety campaign designed to address local road safety issues. Read more

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27 Jul 2012

Santos is delighted to announce it has renewed its partnership with the Santos Great Bike Ride for Charity, which will see the company remain as naming rights sponsor for another three years. Read more

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11 Jul 2012

Almost 80 Santos employees ripped through the floorboards at the Adelaide Velodrome last Sunday, at the ‘Come and Try Day’ hosted exclusively for Santos by Cycling SA*. Read more

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28 Jun 2012

The inaugural Santos North Western Tour kicked off on June 21 in Narrabri, the home of Santos’ Operations Centre in the heart of ENSW's CSG activities. Read more

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27 Jun 2012

One of the many Santos rogaining teams.

Santos employees raised more than $7,170 for the Asthma Foundation’s 2012 Take a Breather Charity Challenge last weekend. Read more

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22 Jun 2012

Te​am Santos: Pugh, Beevers, Robertson, Telford.

Staff from the Santos Perth office have put their foot to the pedal in the gruelling Gibb Challenge in support of community partner, the Clontarf Foundation. Read more

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01 Jun 2012

As major sponsor of the Aboriginal Power Cup, Santos is proud to put its energy into fueling goals for hundreds of South Australian indigenous students. Read more

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22 May 2012

Santos GLNG is saddling up as the Principal Sponsor of Queensland’s biggest bike ride - the newly-named Santos GLNG Brisbane to the Gold Coast Cycle Challenge. Read more

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30 Apr 2012

The Santos-sponsored Centrals Junior Tour took place on the weekend of April 21-22. Read more

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13 Apr 2012

Northern gas team members relax after a hard day weeding the Holdfast shores sand dunes.

Following their recent off-site, the team from Northern Gas headed to Holdfast Shores to work as environmental volunteers as part of the Holdfast Bay Council’s environmental program. Read more

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09 Apr 2012

Dr Michael Hammerton of Sight for All presenting ophthalmologic equipment to Professor Dr Do Nhu Hon, VNIO Director.

The Vietnamese and Australian Governments recognised the partnership between Santos and Sight for All at a recent ceremony in Hanoi. Read more

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28 Mar 2012

Women's Champions: the Santos Fearless Divas.

Santos teams competed in both the Perth and Adelaide legs of the 2012 Nissan Corporate Triathlon Series. Read more

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01 Mar 2012

President Santos GLNG Mark Macfarlane and Santos GLNG Project staff members at one of the brand new homes.

Workers moving to Gladstone to settle and work on the Santos GLNG Project can move into new homes with 11 family houses now ready for occupancy. Read more

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01 Mar 2012

Santos VP Diana Hoff and other dignitaries at the official opening of the Work Safely Centre.

Leaders from Santos, government and industry gathered at the official opening of the Santos-sponsored Work Safely Centre last week. Read more

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29 Feb 2012

Attracting fantastic crowds, including several world and Olympic cycling champions, the Smokefree Perth Criterium series confirmed its place as Western Australia’s premier criterium event. Read more

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26 Feb 2012

Santos has again come to the aid of the local community following devastating floods in Queensland. Read more

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13 Jan 2012

Santos' Andy Moore, Matt Clarke and Forbes McIntosh riding for a reason.

Cancer Council SA, official Charity Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under, gave special mention to Santos staff in a statement issued today thanking the many corporate teams supporting Ride for a Reason. Read more

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12 Jan 2012

One half of the Governor's 10.

CEO David Knox joined fellow Governor’s 10 team members, including 2004 Tour Down Under winner and Ride for a reason Ambassador Patrick Jonker, on an early morning training run up Norton Summit in preparation for their fast-approaching ride in the BUPA Challenge Tour. Read more

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18 Dec 2011

Earlier this year, Santos, in partnership with the Australian Professional Firefighters Foundation (APFF) and ItShare, donated 31 second-hand laptops valued at over $15,000 to the Juvenile Fire Lighters’ Intervention Program (JFLIP). Read more

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01 Nov 2011

President Gladstone Central Committee on the Ageing Edgar Allen, Rotary's Assistant Governor Len Woodman and GLNG Regional Manager Garry Scanlan.

Santos were delighted to hand over the keys to a new medical service bus last week which will provide much needed assistance to Gladstone residents requiring specialist out-of-town treatment. Read more

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11 Oct 2011

James Baulderstone during his hour of silence.

James Baulderstone, Santos’ Vice President Eastern Australia, recently volunteered to remain silent for a whole hour to raise funds for The Peter Couche Foundation’s Don’t Speak: Silence For Stroke, raising a total of $8,088 from Santos employees and online donations. Read more

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31 Aug 2011

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Annual City to Surf in Perth.

Over a quarter of the Santos Perth office participated in the annual City to Surf fun run last weekend in perfect conditions. Read more

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29 Aug 2011

Santos staff in Adelaide raising funds for the Cancer Council's Daffodil Day.

Santos employees in Adelaide raised $1,630 on Daffodil Day last Friday, 26 August, which has been donated to the Cancer Council SA. Read more

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05 Aug 2011

Artwork by Leanne Chiarantano, Common Ground tenant, will be displayed in the Santos Centre foyer.

The Santos Centre foyer will host an inspiring exhibition of sculpture, paintings and jewellery created especially for the 2011 SALA Festival commencing today and running through until 28 August. Read more

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03 Aug 2011

Shane Kelly spoke to school groups about the importance of health and fitness, and overcoming adversity.

Santos has continued its support of the Keegan Downes Memorial Sundowner Handicap cycling race, which was successfully held in sunny conditions on Saturday, 26 June. Read more

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05 Jul 2011

Santos' Teof Rodrigues and Jodie Blyzno with students at the careers expo in the Alberton Oval clubrooms.

Alberton Oval – the spiritual home of the famous Port Adelaide Football Club – resembled a vibrant festival recently as over 300 Aboriginal high school students converged for the annual Aboriginal Power Cup carnival. Read more

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24 Jun 2011

Santos CFO, Andrew Seaton & NRF President, Dr Brian North AO.

The Dean Bowman Brain Tumour Research Laboratory was officially opened at the University of Adelaide recently to investigate the causes behind one of Australia’s most aggressive and least understood cancers. Read more


03 Jun 2011

Andrew Seaton, Santos’ Chief Financial Officer, will brave the elements in this year’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout at Adelaide Zoo to help raise funds and awareness about homelessness. Read more

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26 May 2011

One of Santos' major community partners, The Smith Family, is conducting its Back-to-School Appeal, which provides educational support to Australian children in need. Read more

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24 May 2011

Santos' David Schubert, Dave Hudson, Jim Day, Carly Falconer, Andy Pietsch and Mike Willis.

The 32nd annual PESA-SPE golf day, of which Santos was a principal sponsor, raised a total of $25,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read more

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04 May 2011

GLNG chief executive Mark Macfarlane with sailing enthusiast Barry Austin.

Recreational sailors on Gladstone Harbour will enjoy safer boating conditions as a result of a new partnership announced between the Port Curtis Sailing Club and GLNG. Read more

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02 May 2011

An SES boat ferrying people to safety.

Santos has donated $25,000 to the Roma Combined Christian Churches Flood Appeal after floods hit the town again last week. Read more

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21 Apr 2011


Santos employees have dug deep to contribute a total of $21,546 for the victims and recovery efforts associated with the recent natural disasters in New Zealand and Japan. Santos has matched these contributions. Read more

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12 Apr 2011

Santos CEO David Knox struts his stuff on the energy bike.

Santos' famed energy bike has made its debut at the annual APPEA conference, attracting plenty of interest from the event's 3,000 attendees. Read more

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24 Mar 2011

Matt Goss took out the first event of the 2011 Tour, the Cancer Council Classic.

This year’s Santos Tour Down Under attracted the biggest crowd in the event’s 13-year history, with 782,000 people lining the roads of Adelaide and regional South Australia from 16-23 January. Read more

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15 Mar 2011

Santos has announced a $4 million investment towards upgrading the Roma Airport terminal, improving Community and Allied Health services, and increasing housing support in the Roma region. Read more

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02 Feb 2011

Major fundraisers Forbes McIntosh and Richard McCormick had the pleasure of presenting the Ochre Leader’s Jersey to Matt Goss following the Tour’s third stage.

Santos employees who raised funds through the Cancer Council SA’s Ride for a Reason program raised an impressive $37,036.40, making the group the largest fundraiser in Ride for a Reason. Read more

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28 Jan 2011

Gladstone’s health and housing services will receive a major funding injection following the recent announcement that the GLNG project has been given final approval by its partners. Read more

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25 Jan 2011

Mark Baker, Daniel O'Brien, John Balkwill, Michelle Lim, Peter McGrath, Jillian O'Pray and Colin Baumgartner helped clean up the underground storage unit belonging to Mark and Michelle and their neighbours.

The massive clean-up in Brisbane and surrounding areas is now in full swing, with many Santos employees stepping forward to demonstrate their care for workmates and others in the community who have been severely affected by the devastating floods. Read more

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19 Jan 2011

Volunteers Angela Catlett, Libby Thorpe and Vince Loye on the road.

Stage 1 of the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under took a similar look to Sunday’s Cancer Council Classic, with Matt Goss taking the honours and Santos’ volunteers hitting the road. Read more

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18 Jan 2011

A crowd of 108,000 watched yesterday's Cancer Council Classic.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under kicked off yesterday with 108,000 people watching the Cancer Council Classic around the streets of Adelaide’s East End. Santos volunteers were out in force helping to raise money for cancer research. Read more


11 Jan 2011

The image in all its glory.

As naming rights sponsor of the Santos Tour Down Under, Santos has paid tribute to 2010 Tour winner Andre Greipel by installing the largest graphic ever seen in Adelaide across 10 storeys of its headquarters in Flinders Street, only 400 metres from the Tour Village. Read more

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20 Dec 2010

Hugh Banister, Forbes McIntosh and Andrew McPhail riding for a reason in the foyer at the Santos Centre, Adelaide.

Santos employees are spending lunch breaks riding stationary bikes in the foyer at the Santos Centre, Adelaide, to raise funds for the Santos Tour Down Under charity, Ride for a Reason. Read more

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02 Dec 2010

With the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under fast approaching, a training ride with Olympic cyclist Shane Kelly was a perfect preparation opportunity for 28 Adelaide based employees. Read more

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29 Nov 2010

Santos has joined the Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal, which is aiming to deliver 17,000 Christmas packs to disadvantaged children Australia-wide this festive season. Read more

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24 Nov 2010

Twenty-eight Santos employees volunteered at the Special Olympics.

The Santos Tour Down Under and the Special Olympics National Games received awards at the South Australian Tourism Awards last week. Read more

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23 Nov 2010

The Santos team.

Nearly 4,000 cyclists took part in this year’s Santos Great Bike Ride in Perth, which raised about $250,000 for local charities. Read more

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17 Nov 2010

Shane and the gang.

With less than to go before the annual Santos Great Bike Ride, Olympian cyclist Shane Kelly took members of Santos’ Perth office for a training ride ahead of the big event. Read more

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16 Nov 2010

The Hermitage Dam adjacent to the managed aquifer recharge trial site.

A GLNG project study is investigating the possibility of introducing treated pure water into Roma’s existing underground aquifer which supplies the town’s water needs, including drinking water. Read more

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08 Nov 2010

Events SA's Gary Beelitz, Santos' Kim Keane, and the Hon Paul Holloway MLC, Minister for Industrial Relations.

The Santos Tour Down Under has received the Best Public Event Safety Award from SafeWork SA. Read more

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05 Nov 2010

Ryan Milton and Cameron Brown cross the finish line in first place.

Eleven Santos employees took part in the Adelaide Trailblazer Challenge recently, walking, running and clambering their way over long distances to raise more than $3,000 for charity. Read more

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26 Oct 2010

Lance Armstrong has chosen the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under to be his final race on the International Cycling Union’s ProTour. Read more

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11 Oct 2010

2010 Santos Tour Down Under winner Andre Greipel

The Santos Tour Down Under was named the Best Tourism Event at the Australian Event Awards in Sydney last week. Read more

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06 Oct 2010

Santos has donated televisions from its One Tree camp in the Cooper Basin to the Australian Refugee Association. Read more

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28 Jul 2010

Competitors braved tough conditions in the Adelaide Hills.

Santos and the Central Districts Cycling Club recently partnered to present the 43rd annual Junior Cycling Tour of Adelaide at Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills. Read more

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12 Jul 2010

The peloton on its way from Coonabarabran to Gunnedah.

For the first time Santos has sponsored the Keegan Downes Memorial Sundowner cycling race in New South Wales, reflecting the company’s growing involvement with the Gunnedah community. Read more

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02 Jul 2010

Melissa Vallee, Marcus Godfrey, Kym Knuckey, James Fiebig, Sally McLennan and David Knox at the launch.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under has been officially launched at a ceremony in Adelaide. Read more

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17 May 2010

Members of the Central Districts Cycling Club.

The Central Districts Cycling Club has announced a three-year partnership with Santos for support of the annual Junior Cycling Tour of Adelaide. Read more

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12 Apr 2010

Santos is a proud sponsor of the 2010 Special Olympics Australia IX National Games, which will be held in Adelaide from 19-24 April. Read more

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24 Mar 2010

Maranoa Mayor Robert Loughnan, Santos' Sam Klaas, and Fr Stuart Webb from St Paul's

Santos has pledged $50,000 to a flood appeal in Roma, which comes in response to the town’s worst flooding in recorded history. Read more

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22 Mar 2010

Santos is sponsoring Earth Ride Adelaide 2010 – a free community event that gives bike riders the chance to cycle through car-free streets in the Adelaide CBD. Read more

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18 Mar 2010

Santos Area Manager Queensland CSG Fields, Sam Klaas, Maranoa Regional Council Mayor, Robert Loughnan, and Santos Manager Community Engagement, John Phalen, at Roma Airport.

Santos has announced plans to partner with the Maranoa Regional Council and invest up to $2.5 million to upgrade the Roma Airport as part of its GLNG project. Read more

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05 Mar 2010

Community Liaison Officer Jamie Miller on his back verandah.

Santos’ local Roma employees responded quickly to help people to safety as Roma endured its worst flooding in over 80 years, with a quarter of the its 1,500 residents affected. Read more

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25 Jan 2010

Santos Chairman Peter Coates presents Tour winner Andre Greipel with the ochre jersey.

The 2010 Santos Tour Down Under has been hailed a success by the riders, commentators, experts, administrators, and the record 762,000 people who attended the event. Read more

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22 Jan 2010

Santos employees celebrate post-race in Goolwa.

More than 170 Santos riders have taken part in the Mutual Community Challenge Tour this morning, among an estimated crowd of 8000 entrants in the public ride. Read more

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22 Nov 2009

The 2009 Santos Great Bike Ride was held in perfect conditions around the picturesque Swan River.

More than 4000 people took part in the 2009 Santos Great Bike Ride held in Perth in November. Read more

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06 Apr 2009

This year will mark the 150th anniversary of the historic establishment of Queensland as an independent state. Read more

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