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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New Senior Campus for Galilee School

Students and staff at Galilee School will have full use of a new Senior Campus thanks to funding from the Coalition Government. Assistant Minister Seselja officially opened the new facility in Holder today on behalf of the Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham, with Mr Tim McNevin, Principal of…

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$250,000 for local Canberra Organisations

Senator for the ACT, the Hon Zed Seselja, today congratulates the organisations in Canberra that have been offered almost $250,000 in Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) grants to help promote collaboration between Australia and Japan. The seven AJF grants in the 2017-18 round have been awarded to: • The ANU – Australia-Japan…

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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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