Statement on new portfolio arrangements

I am honoured to be part of the Turnbull Government’s science, jobs and innovation agenda. We are growing the economy, creating jobs and getting more Australians into work. 1,000 jobs are being created every single day. 383,000 jobs have been created over the past 12 months, 80 per cent of…

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Construction starts on new Healthy Waterways projects

Construction has commenced on two more Healthy Waterways projects, including a rain garden in Tuggeranong that, once complete, will be the biggest in the southern hemisphere, Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, and ACT Minister for the Environment and Heritage Mick Gentleman, announced today. “The new rain garden, in parkland…

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NSW leading the way with adoptions

Adoption numbers are on the rise, for the first time in a decade, thanks in no small part to the incredible work being undertaken by NSW, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja, said today. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released…

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Work underway on Ellerton Drive Extension

First sod turned on $86 million extension of Ellerton Drive in Queanbeyan, New South Wales Project, due for completion in mid-2020, will allow drivers to avoid up to 19 intersections and three sets of traffic lights Work on a new road to ease congestion in the busy Queanbeyan city centre…

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Using technology to drive better outcomes for Woden Town Centre

A local Canberra business has been awarded $110,000 Australian Government technology grant to help deliver better outcomes for the Woden Town Centre and local community. Smart Precinct Woden, a project proposed by Ecospectral, has been announced as one of 52 successful projects under Round One of the Australian Government’s inaugural…

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Refurbished learning areas for Blue Gum Community School

Students and staff at Blue Gum Community School will have full use of refurbished school buildings thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government.   Assistant Minister Seselja officially opened the new facilities in Hackett today on behalf of the Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham.   “It was great…

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ACT new adoption resources a step in the right direction

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja, today welcomed the release of new information resources by the ACT Government, aimed at simplifying the often complex domestic adoption process in the ACT and making it more accessible for everyone.   “I am pleased that the…

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SESELJA TO OPEN NEW DSS HEADQUARTERS

Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for the ACT, will today open the new Department of Social Services (DSS) headquarters that the Coalition Government has built in Tuggeranong. “As options were being considered for the future of DSS I fought hard, as Senator for the ACT, to ensure that…

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SENATOR SESELJA WELCOMES WESTBLOCK SALE

Today it has been confirmed that the West Block building in the Parliamentary Triangle will be sold for $6.25 million to a subsidiary of the Geocon Land Holding Group. Geocon is an established local property developer in Canberra, with a sound track record of construction and management of hotels in…

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