Zed Pitches in This Clean Up Australia Day

Senator Zed Seselja is urging all Canberrans to be a part of Clean Up Australia Day this Sunday. “This Sunday I will be joining my local ACT colleagues, Nicole Lawder MLA and Brendan Smyth MLA in cleaning up the rubbish around a section of Monash,” Senator Seselja said today. “Last…

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Seselja Continues to Fight to Keep Jobs in Tuggeranong

During this morning’s Senate Estimates Hearings, Senator Zed Seselja used the opportunity to continue the fight to keep the Department of Social Services located in Tuggeranong. The lease on the current Department of Social Services (DSS) building is due to expire this year, and due to reorganisation of the Department…

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Liberals Call For More Scrutiny Of Light Rail

Today the Canberra Liberals will move for increased public scrutiny of the ACT Labor government’s $614 million light rail project, by referring it to additional Assembly public hearings, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today. “The Canberra Liberals will move to require the Minister and senior Capital Metro bureaucrats…

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ACT Labor’s Unfair And Unequal Land Rent Mess Should Be Fixed

The ACT Labor government’s land rent scheme is fundamentally flawed and unfair for struggling Canberra families. Today the Canberra Liberals are raising the issue in the Legislative Assembly as a matter of urgency, Shadow Treasurer Brendan Smyth said today. “The Canberra Liberals are today working to allow qualifying families on…

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$85M to Clean Up Canberra Waterways

Senator Zed Seselja has today welcomed the Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Senator Simon Birmingham’s announcement that the Coalition Government would be providing an $85m fund to help clean up Canberra’s lakes and waterways. This fund will be provided in cooperation with the ACT Government and will come from the…

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Labor’s Greenhouse Policy Increases Power Bills 16%

Today, the ACT Labor government has confirmed that in order to meet its greenhouse gas abatement targets, electricity prices in Canberra will increase by 16 percent, Shadow Minister for the Environment Nicole Lawder said today. “After touting the government’s progress towards achieving its goals, Simon Corbell has ignored the fact…

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Special Olympics Cricket Team Shows True Sporting Spirit

The Special Olympics ACT cricket team deserves the congratulations of all Canberrans after being crowned national champions beating South Australia in the final of the Special Olympics National Cricket Invitational in Adelaide over the weekend, Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation Steve Doszpot said today. “I’d like to lead the…

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