Senator Seselja Celebrates Harmony Day in Canberra

Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja today encouraged people across Canberra to be part of Australia’s largest national multicultural event – Harmony Day 2014. Friday the 21st of March will mark the 14th anniversary of Harmony Day. Each year, Harmony Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity of…

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Senator Lundy Votes for Higher Electricity Prices

Today, Senator Kate Lundy along with her Labor colleagues voted for higher electricity prices for Canberrans. The Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 (along with other carbon tax repeal legislation) failed to pass the Senate this morning due to a lack of support from Labor and the Greens.…

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Coalition Cuts Red Tape to Help Businesses

Today Senator Zed Seselja , as a member of the Coalition Deregulation Committee, welcomed action that will lessen the burden of regulation and legislation on Australians. An omnibus bill was introduced to the House of Representatives this morning that will scrap 9,500 unnecessary or counter-productive regulations and 1,000 redundant acts…

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Snowy Hydro Service to Begin Work on New Facility

Senator Zed Seselja will participate this morning in the ‘Turning of the Sod’ Ceremony for the new Snowy Hydro Southcare Training and Administration Facility at Symonston. He will be representing the Deputy Prime Minister at this event. This facility has received $500,000 in federal grants aimed at improving the provision…

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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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$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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Local Canberra Government Schools Encouraged to Become Independent Public Schools

Senator Zed Seselja will be encouraging local Canberra public schools to consider participating in the Coalition Government’s new $70 million Independent Public School initiative. Senator Seselja said the Independent Public School initiative will give government schools the opportunity to increase their own local governance and community and parental engagement, as…

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