Local gardens to showcase stormwater solutions

More than $55,000 in grants has been awarded to provide innovative stormwater solutions at 15 residential homes in the ACT and region.   Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, and ACT Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Mick Gentleman, today announced the successful grant recipients who will implement best practice…

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Government delivers on $117.2 million to support of frontline homelessness services

Commonwealth funding to support more than 700 critical frontline homelessness services will begin to flow to state and territory governments today. The new funding is being delivered under the $117.2 million Transitional National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH). Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter and Assistant Minister for Social Services…

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Skilled new arrivals take steps towards resuming their careers

Newly arrived humanitarian entrants have started to access a new pilot program designed to help them use their professional or trade skills and qualifications in Australia. Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja said the three-year Career Pathways Pilot is being rolled out in six locations…

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New classrooms for Holy Family Primary School

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Education and Training Senator for South Australia SENATOR THE HON ZED SESELJA Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs Senator for the Australian Capital Territory 25 July 2017 MEDIA RELEASE New classrooms for Holy Family Primary School Students and staff at Holy…

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Seselja negotiates extra $57 million for ACT Schools

Liberal Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, has negotiated $57.9 million for the ACT to give local Catholic and Independent schools funding certainty and to assist with the transition to the new model while key reviews are undertaken. This is on top of record Commonwealth funding for ACT non-government schools…

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Senator Seselja praises local commemorative projects

Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, today announced two Canberra organisations would receive Government funding to support local community projects that honoured Australia’s military history. Senator Seselja congratulated No 37 Squadron (RAAF) Association who received $1,770 and Dominion Yachtsmen Scheme 1939 – 1945 who received $1,769 to install plaques at…

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New DSS headquarters in Tuggeranong almost complete

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 09:22   Work on the new national office for the Department of Social Services (DSS) in Tuggeranong is only months away from completion. Assistant Minister for Social Services and Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, yesterday toured the building to view the final stages of the…

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Celebrating ACT Exporters

A Canberra exporter could become Australia’s exporter of the year. Entries have opened for the 55th Australian Export Awards program which celebrates the success of Australian products and services on the world stage. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, encouraged local exporters to enter. “The awards highlight the international success…

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Funding boost to mobilise Australia’s citizen scientists

The Australian National University and CSIRO will receive almost $800,000 in grant funding for projects that will team everyday Australians with scientists. Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Senator Arthur Sinodinos and Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja announced the recipients of the Australian Government’s Citizen Science Grants in Canberra…

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New Dicks Creek Road Bridge Opens in the Yass Valley

Friday, 12 May 2017 16:22 Today marks the opening of the new concrete Dicks Creek Road Bridge at Nanima, near Murrumbateman, replacing an almost 60-year-old timber bridge that served the community well but was in desperate need of replacement. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said it was…

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