Students to benefit from new Dickson Trade Training Centre

Secondary students from the North of Canberra can now gain valuable skills in trades such as automotive electrician, cook, fitter, metal fabricator, motor mechanic, pastry cook, plumber, and welder, with the opening of the Dickson Area Trade Training Centre. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja will officially open the centre…

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More Evidence Emerges of Labor’s Job Cuts

Today’s Senate Estimates hearings with the Department of Human Services shed further light on the extent of Labor’s public service job cuts, Senator Zed Seselja said today. The Department confirmed that between 2009/10 and 2012/13, the number of staff employed in DHS dropped from 36,019 to 31,795, a drop of…

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Officials Confirm Ongoing Boost to Tuggeranong Community

In response to questioning from Senator Zed Seselja in Estimates Hearings today, the Department of Social Services has confirmed that the decision to keep the Department in Tuggeranong will not only benefit the local community but will also result in a better workplace for employees. In the Community Affairs Estimates…

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Gallagher needs to be honest on health funding

Senator Zed Seselja has called on the ACT Chief Minister to be honest to the community about the level of health funding, following figures she put out this morning alleging that funding would be ripped out of the ACT. Changes to funding provided to the ACT are the result of…

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Department of Social Services to Remain in Tuggeranong

The Australian Government will provide $26.8 million over three years towards new accommodation for the Department of Social Services, keeping more than 1800 staff from the Department in Tuggeranong. Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for Canberra, said the announcement delivers certainty for the Tuggeranong community who have lobbied hard to keep…

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Seselja Hosts Community BBQ for National Volunteer Week

Senator Zed Seselja will today host a community BBQ in conjunction with Volunteering ACT as part of the National Volunteer Week celebrations. “I’m pleased to be hosting this BBQ today and supporting some of the most hardworking individuals in Canberra,” Senator Seselja said today. “Volunteering is often a thankless job…

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Canberra community encouraged to remember on ANZAC Day

Senator Zed Seselja is calling on the Canberra community to take the opportunity tomorrow to remember the Australian servicemen and women that have done so much for our country, and to honour their service and sacrifice. There are a number of services happening around Canberra tomorrow including: Dawn Service Time:…

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Cutting red tape for childcare services

Senator Zed Seselja has welcomed the announcement by the Coalition Government to cut red tape for child care providers. Under the announcement, child care supervisors will be given relief from Labor red tape that saw some wait over a year for a certificate permitting them to continue doing their job.…

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Seselja welcomes continued funding for R U OK?

Senator Zed Seselja, as a R U OK? Ambassador, has welcomed the Coalition Government’s decision to provide an extension of funding to R U OK? Their funding will continue under the National Suicide Prevention Program. Funding for the organisation was due to finish in June, however the Department of Health…

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