That this House:
1. Congratulates the Generation Netball Club for taking out the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous game of netball, playing for 72 hours in Launceston last month;
2. Recognises that the 24 girls from the Club smashed the previous record, held since 2011 by a Canadian team, by 11 hours;
3. Acknowledges the sustained effort of all the girls involved in the world recording breaking match, with each taking to the court for up to 4 hours at a time;
4. Congratulates the club on their 20 year anniversary and notes that the idea for the game was posited over a lunch by 17 year old Jordyn Becker and 16 year old Sarah Stuart, as a way to mark the occasion;
5. Acknowledges the positive national press the girls received prior to and during the match, helping to showcase a Launceston initiative to the rest of the Country and ultimately around the World;
6. Notes the figures released in July by the Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development that the number of Launceston adults who met physical activity guidelines decreased by 1.8% from 2008; and
7. Recognises the encouragement that will undoubtedly resonate at a community level to increase physical activity as a result of the mammoth effort made by the Generation Netball Club by their record breaking achievement.