Local Businesses on Show in Paris

From specialising in ballistic plates and digital targeting through to remote weapons systems, local businesses XTEK and EOS Defence Systems will have the chance to make valuable connections in the European market as they showcase their products at the 2018 Eurosatory Tradeshow in Paris. XTEK and EOS Defence Systems will…

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Helping Australia’s Food Industry Go Digital

An industry-led Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) launched today is helping Australia’s farmers, food producers and food industry businesses embrace digital technologies to improve their productivity, strengthen their branding and create new jobs and export opportunities. Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja launched the Food Agility CRC this…

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Significant Defence Investment in the ACT

The Australian Capital Territory continues to play an important part in the defence of our nation. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Liberal Senator for the Australian Capital Territory, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, welcomed the significant investment that Defence will make in the ACT during 2018-19.…

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$139 million windfall from Commonwealth in 2017–18

The sound economic stewardship of the Coalition Government has also delivered good conditions for the national economy. About 190,000 Canberrans will benefit from the income tax cuts announced in the budget on the back of this good management. Today’s Commonwealth budget also revealed a massive windfall for the ACT Government…

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Agribusinesses Target New Markets and Job Growth with Government Support

Farmers, food suppliers and retailers across the country are set to benefit from Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative. Food Innovation Australia Limited’s (FIAL) Cluster Programme encourages businesses, researchers and educational institutions to work together to build on their competitive advantage, and develop solutions to challenges. The new programme provides…

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Impact of construction on business should be investigated

The loss of business due to light rail construction should be investigated, Member for Yerrabi James Milligan said. Mr Milligan wants the support of Labor and the Greens to help employees and business owners impacted by light rail construction. “I am inundated with complaints that construction noise, dust and obstructions…

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The 2018 ACT Budget

Today’s ACT budget includes record taxation and increasing debt. Whilst taxes go up and up, services are getting worse and worse. For the first time, the budget papers show total annual ACT Government revenue reaching more than $7,000,000,000 ($7 billion). How your money is being spent: Back in 2012, the Canberra…

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