Funding to fix 7 Road Black Spots in the ACT

Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:04 Road safety in the ACT has received a boost with a new round of funding announced under the successful Federal Government Black Spot Programme. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester alongside Senator for the Australian Capital Territory and Chair of the ACT Black Spot…

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Statement on the proposed decentralisation of the APS

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 18:43 “I have been on the record and made it very clear that I support Canberra as the national capital and the centre of government. “If the Commonwealth wants to consider moving government departments they should be moved from Sydney or Melbourne rather than Canberra, which…

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Upgrades to Wentworth Avenue complete

29 March 2017 10:40 Wentworth Avenue upgrades are complete, providing 10,000 daily motorists with a smoother, safer and more durable road. Over 1.5 kilometres of pavement repaired and upgraded since 2013, including a new surface, kerbs and gutters. The final stage of pavement repairs and upgrades along Wentworth Avenue is…

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Work starts on water improvement projects

Monday, 27 March 2017 Work is set to start on a new project that will increase the public amenity of Isabella Pond, improve water quality in the Tuggeranong area and better prepare for rare flood events, Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja and Minister for Urban Renewal Mick Gentleman announced…

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Works start on Pialligo Avenue/Scherger Drive intersection

Thursday, 23 March 2017 Work has started on upgrading the busy Pialligo Avenue and Scherger Drive intersection to improve traffic flow to the city during peak periods. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the $1.13 million Roads to Recovery project would boost Pialligo Avenue’s capacity as a…

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ACT benefits from F 35A JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER program

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 The historic arrival of Australia’s first two F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft today at the Australian International Air Show in Avalon Victoria, demonstrates the multi-billion dollar Fifth Generation stealth fighter jet program is not only delivering for our defence capability but also creating jobs and driving…

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$75m upgrade to national security facilities

Friday, 03 March 2017 Minister for Defence Personnel Dan Tehan and Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja today announced the Government would invest $75 million upgrading infrastructure at the Australian Signals Directorate buildings in Canberra. The Australian Signals Directorate is a 24-hours a day, seven day a week operation providing…

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It’s CoOL to get on board early

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Canberra’s Pialligo Estate is among the first crop of businesses rolling out new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) on their food products, getting in early to give consumers a clear view of where their food comes from.   Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke…

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