Bridge Strengthening Boosts ACT Freight Productivity

Bridge strengthening on Barry Drive over Sullivans Creek is now complete, giving heavy vehicles better access to the Australian Capital Territory road network. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the $957,000 project had been jointly funded by the Australian and ACT Governments under…

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St John Vianney’s Refurbishment Officially Opened

Students and staff at St John Vianney’s Primary School in Waramanga, will today celebrate the opening of the refurbished staffroom and administration area that were built with the help of $350 000 in Australian Government funding. Senator Seselja will open the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to…

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ACT Schools Honoured In Anzac Awards

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja, today congratulated four local Canberra schools on being recognised at this year’s Anzac Day Schools’ Awards. “The Australian Government Anzac Day Schools’ Awards acknowledges secondary and primary schools that have shown an exceptional commitment to Australia’s wartime history through learning and commemorative activities,” Senator…

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Coalition Government Announces $12.5 Million For 17 New Future Fellows In The ACT

Senator Seselja today congratulated the Australian National University (ANU) and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) for collectively receiving $12.5 million from the Australian Government to fund 17 new Future Fellowships. Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, today announced funding of $115 million that has been…

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Zed Named Molonglo Football Club Patron For 2014

Senator Zed Seselja will be officially named as the Molonglo Football Club Patron today at 1:30pm on the club’s home ground at Stirling Oval. The local Canberra junior Wildcats and senior Juggernauts teams encompass a number of male and female sides across a range of age groups. “I was extremely…

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Canberrans Win With The Scrapping Of The Carbon Tax

This morning the Carbon Tax Repeal bills have passed the Senate, ensuring that Canberra families and businesses are better off. “Scrapping the Carbon Tax will save the average household around $550 a year, including around $200 on the average household electricity bill and around $70 on the average gas bill.…

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Canberra Apprentices Can Access Trade Support Loans

The legislation for Trade Support Loans has been passed by the Parliament, allowing loans of up to $20,000 over the four years of an apprenticeship. Senator Zed Seselja said the Government is delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans for apprentices to encourage more young people to take…

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NCA to Investigate West Tuggeranong

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon. Jamie Briggs MP, today asked the National Capital Authority (NCA) to investigate the potential for urban development of West Tuggeranong in Canberra. “After a series of discussions with Senator Zed Seselja who is passionate about Canberra’s future, I have asked the…

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