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Tibet in Australia
(Organisations, support groups, retail outlets, restaurants)


The following is a list of Australian organisationsn and groups associated with Tibetan cultural, spiritual issues and political struggle. This list was initially compiled during October - December 2005 from sources including Buddhanet. Updates and corrections are welcome and can be made by contacting Michael Organ. The present listing is arranged into 4 broad groups, and then alphabeticlly according to the name of the organisation or group. More detailed listings of Tibetan Buddhist organisations are to be found at the Buddhanet web site. The groupings within this list are as follows:

  1. Tibet Support Groups - political and human rights groups supporting the 'Free Tibet' cause, the Tibetan Government-in-exile, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan community in Australia.
  2. Tibetan Buddhist Organisations
  3. Tibetan retail outlets - includes bookshops, retailers of cultural materials, and artist studios.
  4. Tibetan Restaurants

1. Tibet Support Groups

Name
Address
Phone
Email
Web
Personnel
Australia Tibet Council PO Box 704, Darlinghurst NSW 1300 02 9283 3466 tibetcouncil@atc.org.au atc.org.au Executive Director: Paul Bourke
Australian Tibetan Society 5/62 Dover Road, Rose Bay NSW 2029 / PO Box 347, Kilara NSW 2071 02 9609 3249 ats.org@bigpond.net.au www.tibet.org.au President: Namgyel Tsering
Tibetan Community of Australia (NSW) PO Box 1759 Dee Why NSW 2099 0410138568 jigmedatsa@yahoo.com.au www.tibetancommunity.org.aug President: Jigme Dorjee
Tibet Information Office Acfoa House, 14 Napier Close, Deakin ACT 2600 02 6285 4046 tiboff@bigpond.com
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Tenzin Phuntsok Atisha, HHDL Representative in Australia
Tibet Friendship Group Australia PO Box 39, Gordon, NSW 2072 - info@tfg.org.au www.tfg.org.au Helping Tibetan refugees since 1969
Tibet Support Programme 34b Oakover St, East Fremantle WA 6158 08 6488 7380 admin@tibetsupport.org www.tibetsupport.org/index.html
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Tibetan Australian Society (ATS Inc) 16 / 2 Beach Street, Curl Curl NSW 2096 02 9938 1606
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2. Tibetan Buddhist Organisations

Name
Address
Phone
Email
Web
Personnel
Amitabha Buddhist Retreat Centre 160 Greenwood Creek Road, Nanango, Queensland 4615 07 4171 0421 info@abrc.org.au www.abrc.org.au  
Asanga Tibetan Buddhist Study Group PO Box 450, Lithgow, NSW 2790 02 6352 2327 AsangaStudyGroup@bigpond.com
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Ven. Thubten Pema. Coordinator: Jo Fenwick
Atisha Centre RMB 1530 Eaglehawk, VIC 3556 03 5446 3336 office@atishacentre.org
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Dir: Alex Moore, Geshe Konchog Tsering
Australian Tibetan Buddhist Centre PO Box 1011, Murwillumbah NSW 2483 02 6679 5303 info@atbc.com.au www.atbc.com.au Geshe-la Ngawang Gedun
Buddha House 3 Nelson Street, Fullarton, SA 5063 08 8379 9153 info@buddhahouse.org www.buddhahouse.org Dirs: Gabe Edwards & tony Migalka, Geshe Perma Tsering
Diamond Way Buddhist Group Blue Mountains Call for directions 0432 949 146 bluemountains AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/bluemountains Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Group Cairns 12 Majestic St, Kamerunga QLD 4870 07 4039 4550 cairns AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/cairns Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Center Canberra GPO Box 925, Canberra ACT 0405 618 649 canberra AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/canberra Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Group Gold Coast Unit 79 "The Avenues", 136 Palm Meadows Dr, Carrara QLD 4211 07 5594 5599 goldcoast AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/goldcoast Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Center Melbourne Suite 2, 1 Evandale Rd, Malvern VIC 3144 0432 681 493 melbourne AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/melbourne Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Group Northern Beaches 2/48 Old Barrenjoey Rd, Avalon NSW 2107 0410 684044 northernneaches AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/northernbeaches Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Center Northern Rivers 5 Daley Street, Alstonville NSW 2477 02 6628 7002 northernrivers AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/northernrivers Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Center Perth Top floor, 78 High St, Fremantle 0424 421 123 perth AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/perth Lama Ole Nydahl
Diamond Way Buddhist Center Sydney 2 Linthorpe St, Newtown NSW 2042 02 9565 5331 sydney AT diamondway-center.org diamondway.org.au/sydney Lama Ole Nydahl
Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre 90 Church St, Camperdown, NSW 2050 02 9519 6054 info@buddhistlibrary.com.au www.buddhistlibrary.com.au All forms of Buddhism
Chag Tong Chen Tong Centre PO Box 195, Snug, Tas 7054 03 6267 9203 lindy.mailhot@gmail.com
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Dir: Lindy Mailhot
Chengawa Study Group PO Box 3017 Manuka ACT 2603 02 6295 0157 sjhunter@cybermac.com.au www.chengawa.org Coordinator: Sue Hunter
Chenrezig Institute PO Box 41 Eudio QLD 4554 07 5453 2108 info@chenrezig.com.au www.chenrezig.com.au Dir: Sandy Smith, Geshe Tashi Tsering
Chenrezig Nuns Community PO Box 41 Eudio QLD 4554 07 5453 2108 cnc@chenrezig.com.au www.chenrezig.com.au Dir: Ven. Jampa Dekyi
Cittamani Hospice Institute PO Box 324 Palmwoods QLD 4555 07 5445 0822 cittamanihospice@powerup.com.au Dir: Alex Moore
De Tonh Ling Retreat Centre RSD 418 via Kingscote SA 5223 08 8559 3276 kcuddihy@kin.net.au www.detongling.org Dir: Kimball Cuddihy
Dewachen Study Group 296 Hansens Road Mackay QLD 4740 07 4954 5188 mariefreestun@bigpond.com www.dewachen.info Coordinator: Ven. Tenzin Namdag
Diamond Cutter Buddhist Study Centre PO Box 349 Ourimbah NSW 2258 / 3 Southfork Drive, Glenning Valley NSW 2261 02 4388 2535 enquiries@diamondcuttercentre.org www.diamondcuttercentre.org Geshe Lobsang Chunzin
Dorjeling Retreat Centre Tasmania - see also Tashi Choling, Hobart 03 6363 5178
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Zazep Rinpoche
Drogmi Retreat Centre 1224B Comleroy Road, East Kurrajong NSW 2758 02 4576 0083 info@sakya.org.au www.sakya.org.au
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Dromtonpa Study Group RMB 1530 Eaglehawk, VIC 3556 03 5446 3336 office@atishacentre.org www.atisha.tripod.com Geshe Konchog Tsering
Dzogchen Community of Namgyalgar PO Box Central Tilba NSW 2546 02 4473 7770 namygalg@acr.net.au www.dzogchen.org.au Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Great Stupa of Universal Compassion 43 View Street Bendigo VIC 3550 03 5444 2440 info@stupa.org.au www.stupa.org.au Dir: Ian Green
Gyuto House Australia / Gyuto Monks Riverside Drive, Second Valley, SA 5204
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gyutoaus@bigpond.com www.gyuto.va.com.au
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Hastings Dharma Group Port Macquarie NSW 2444 02 6582 2588 coaching@directadvisers.com.au
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Hayagriva Buddhist Centre 64 Banksia Terrace Kensington WA 6151 08 9367 4817 hayagriva@iinet.net.au www.hayagriva.org.au Dir: John Waite, Ven. Thubten Dondrup
Hospice of Mother Tara Unit 3/2B Victoria Street, Bunbury WA 6230 08 9791 9798 hospicemt@dodo.com.au www.hmt.org.au Dir: Paul Doherty
Institute of Buddhist Learning and Practice 15 Mettella Road, Toongabbie NSW 2146 02 9896 4613
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Ven. Khejok Tulku Rinpoche
Kadam Sharawa Buddhist Institute  PO Box 9189 Wyoming NSW 2250 02 4324 8860 info@kadamasharawa.org.au www.kadamsharawa.org.au Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, Dir: Jill Grosche
Kagyu Thigsum Chokyi Ghatsal Centre 13/15 Bryan Street, Invermay, Tasmania 03 6334 9680
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Abbott Choje Lama Karma Shedrup
Kalyanamitra (Spiritual Friend) Fund c/- 3 Leon Avenue, Georges Hall NSW 2198 02 9727 2679 moondakini@yahoo.com www.kalyanamitrafund.org.au Venerable Sister Yeshe Chodron. Suporting Western Sakyapa Monastics.
Karma Dro Phan Ling Institute PO Box 973 Bega NSW 2550 02 6493 8586 jenpa@bigpond.com
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Gyalwa Karmapa Urgyen Trinley Dorje
Karuna Hospice Centre PO Box 2020 Windsor QLD 4030 07 3632 8300 karuna@karuna.org.au
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Dir: Ven. Yeshe Khadro
Kunzang Palyul Choling of Australia 32 Main Street, Comboyne NSW 2429 02 6550 4326 dakini_embrace@hotmail.com www.tara.org Contact: Dorje Norbu
Kyegu Buddhist Institue 904 Elizabeth Street, Zetland NSW 2017 02 9699 0087 info@kbi.org.au www.kbi.org.au H.E. Aenpo Kyabgon Rinpoche
Langri Tangpa Centre 535 Old Cleveland Road, Camp Hill QLD 4152 07 3398 3310 info@langritangpa.org www.langritangpa.org Miffi Maxmillion - Spiritual Program Co-ordinator
Liberation Prison Project PO Box 3042 Bowenfels NSW 2790 02 6351 2611 InfoOz@liberationprisonproject.org www.liberationprisonproject.orgg Dir: Ven. Robina Courtin, Ven. Choetso
Losang Gyalwa Mandala 12 Banyo close, Horsefield Bay NSW 2256 02 4341 7258 bam@comcen.com.au
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Ven. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche
Mahasiddha Buddhist Centre 85 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction NSW 2022 02 9387 7717 info@meditateinsydney.org www.meditateinsydney.org Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Marpa Buddhist Centre Tuncurry / Forster NSW 2428 02 6555 7167 pmorgan1@bigpond.com.au
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Lama Choedak Yuthok Rinpoche
Padma Care Service 155 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780 02 4782 1931 padmacare@pnc.com.au
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Rigpa Albany PO Box 5087, Albany, WA 6332 08 9844 4798 albany@rigpa.org.au www.rigpa.org.au/albany Sogyal Rinpoche
Rigpa Adelaide Unit 3/6 Montrose Avenue, Norwood, SA 5067. 08 8411 6113 adelaide@rigpa.org.au www.adelaide.rigpa.org.au Sogyal Rinpoche
Rigpa Brisbane 2/19 Enoggera Terrace, Red Hill 4059 07 3030 0649 brisbane@rigpa.org.au www.brisbane.rigpa.org.au Sogyal Rinpoche
Rigpa Canberra 40 Mort Street Braddon, ACT 2612 02 6230 5093 canberra@rigpa.org.au www.canberra.rigpa.org.au Sogyal Rinpoche
Rigpa Melbourne Unit 8A 205-207 Johnston Street, Fitzroy 3065 03 9417 4488 melbourne@rigpa.org.au www.melbourne.rigpa.org.au Sogyal Rinpoche
Rigpa Newcastle 10 Swan Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle NSW 2300 02 4925 2770 newcastle@rigpa.org.au www.newcastle.rigpa.org.au Sogyal Rinpoche
Rigpa Sydney Level 3, 822 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 / PO Box K56 Haymarket 1240 NSW 02 9211 5304 sydney@rigpa.com.au www.sydney.rigpa.org.au Sogyal Rinpoche
Sakya Dolma Choe Ling PO Box 3709 Marsfield NSW 2122 02 9874 7942 susanjohnson@optus.net.com
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Lama Choedak Yuthok Rinpoche
Sakya Manjusri Centre Newcastle 89 Lewis Street, Maryville NSW 2293 02 4962 2492 sakya_ncle347@hotmail.com www.sakya.org.au Ven. Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe
Sakya Tharpa Ling - Tibetan Buddhist Institute and Meditation Centre 111 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135 02 9745 1888 info@sakya.org.au www.sakya.org.au Ven. Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe
Sakya Trinley Ling PO Box 604 Katoomba NSW 2780 02 4782 9550 shamana@dodo.com.au
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Samten Pa Healing Group 522 Wallaga Lake Road, Bermagui NSW 2546 02 6493 4971
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Lama Karma Samten
Shenpen Australia Sydney NSW info@shenpen.org.au www.shenpen.org.au H.E. Dzogchen Rinpoche
Shen Phen Ling Study Group PO Box 178 Wondonga VIC 3689 02 6059 7606 shenphenlingaustralia@yahoo.com
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Coordinator: Gary Townsend
Sydney Kagyu Centre 138-140 Evans Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 02 9555 7867
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Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
Tara Institute 3 Mavis Avenue, Brighton East, VIC 3187 03 9596 8900 admin@tarainstitute.com.au www.tarainstitute.com.au Dir: David Andrews, Geshe Lobsang Doga
Tara Kadampa Buddhist Centre 24 Hampstead Road, Highgate Hill, Brisbane 4101
07 3217 2888
info@.meditateinbrisbane.org
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Tara Project Australia 6 Walter Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040
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info2mindfulness.com.au
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Tashi Choling Buddhist Institute 6a Francis Street, Marrickville NSW 2204 0411 250 789 tachicholing@optusnet.com.au
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Ven. Kyabgon Rinpoche
Tashi Choling Hobart - see also Dorjeling Retreat Centre 03 6363 5178
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Zazep Rinpoche
Tenzing Ling Retreat Centre, Bega Valley Quaama Post Office, Quaama NSW 2550 02 6493 8344
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Thubten Shedrup Ling RMB 1530 Eaglehawk, VIC 3556 03 5446 3691 tslmonastery@fastmail.fm
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Dir: Ven. David Lungtok, Geshe Konchog Tsering
Tibet Sydney 22 Queen Street, Woollahra NSW 2025 02 9363 2588
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Tibetan Buddhist Society ACT 179 Douglas Close, Carwoola ACT 2620 02 6238 2088
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Tibetan Buddhist Society NSW 175 Denison Road, Dulwich Hill NSW 2203 02 9569 0918
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Ven. Geshe Loden
Tibetan Buddhist Society QLD Unit 1 / 16 Rosslyn Street, East Brisbane QLD 4169 07 3391 5723
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Tibetan Buddhist Society VIC 1425 Mickleham Road / Cookes Road, Yuroke VIC 3063 03 9333 17770
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www.tibetanbuddhistsociety.org
Tibetan Buddhist Society VIC 27 Haywood Street, Beaumaris VIC 3193 03 9589 1838
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Tibetan Buddhist Society WA 254 Campersic Road, Herne Hill WA 6056 08 9296 0086 tibetanbuddhistsociety@bigpond.com
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Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra 25 Alderman Street, Evatt ACT 2617 02 6258 0452 mail@sakya.com.au www.sakya.com.au Lama Choedak Rinpoche
Tsechen Tibetan Buddhist Centre Newmarket 4051 07 3856 1034
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Vajradhara Gonpa PO Box 345 Kyogle NSW 2474 02 6633 1382 vajgonpa@nor.com.au
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Dzongsar Jamjang Khyentse Rinpoche
Vajra Ling - Tibetan Buddhist Teaching & Study Group PO Box 230 Uralla NSW 2358 / 2 Rowbottoms Road Rocky River 2358 02 6778 5038
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vajraling.f2o.orgennett/vajtaling Zasep Tulku
Vajrasattva Mountain Centre 155 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780 02 4782 1931 vajrasat@bigpond.com.au www.users.bigpond.com/vajrasat
Vajrayana Institute PO Box 408 Newtown NSW 2042 02 9550 2066 office@vajrayana.com.au www.vajrayana.com.au Geshe Ngawang Samten, Ven. Chonyi
Virupa Retreat Centre 179 Douglas Close, Carwoola ACT 2620 02 6238 2088 mail@sakya.com.au virupa Sakya Losal Choe Dzong, Lama Choedack Rinpoche
White Tara Centre Elanora, Deep Creek Road, Valla NSW 2448 02 6569 5132 anipemachodron@yahoo.com
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Changling Rinpoche

3. Tibetan retail outlets - includes bookshops, retailers of cultrual materials and artist studios

Name
Address
Phone
Email
Web
Information
House of Tibet Pty Ltd 3 Trentwood Avenue, Balwyn North VIC 3104 03 9857 4829
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Karma Art Kyogle, NSW 02 6633 1254
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karmaart.com Information on artworks for sale by resident Tibetan artist Karma Phuntsok.
livingGRACE Shop 6, 3 Knox Street (Goldman Lane) Double Bay NSW 2028 02 9328 1020
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www.livinggrace.com Treasures from Tibet and the Himalayas.
Rugs of Tibet 85a Harrington Street, Hobart TAS 7000 03 6236 9022
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www.rugsoftibet.com Retails rugs sourced in Tibet and Nepal.
Tibet Advertising Level 1 / 14-16 Buckland Street, Chippendale NSW 2008 02 9310 7730
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Tibet Authentic Pty Ltd Suite 313 / 19 Milton Street, Malvern VIC 3144 03 9832 0750
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Tibet Handicrafts 254 Johnston Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065 03 9417 2021
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Bookshop and general Tibetan retail outlet.
Tibet Serendipity 14 Buckland Street, Chippendale NSW 2008 02 9310 4599
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Tibetan Emporium 330 Illawarra Road, Marrickville NSW 2204 02 9559 3422 emporium@bigpond.net.au
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Proprietor: Dhondup Chophel. Booshop and general Tibetan retail outlet.
Windhorse - Tibetan Buddhist Emporium PO Box 28a / 25-29 Bate Street, Central Tilba NSW 2546 02 4473 7563 info@windhorse-tilba.com.au windhorse-tilba Bookshop and general Tibetan retail outlet.

4. Restaurants

Name
Address
Phone
Email
Web
Information
Tibetan Kitchen 454 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 07 3358 5906
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www.diningout.com.au
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Tibetan Kitchen 59 Hargrave Road, West End QLD 4101 07 3844 7355
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Tibetan Wild Yak Restaurant 350 High Street , Northcote, VIC 3070 03 9486 2733
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Page compiled by: Michael Organ. Last updated: 8 November 2012.

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