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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Encouraging Sustainable Growth for the Capital Region

Federal representatives Senator Zed Seselja, Dr Peter Hendy MP and Angus Taylor MP will meet today with local government representatives from the region to discuss how they can all work together to grow the local economy. The meeting today has been organised in collaboration with the ACT Chief Minister Katy…

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Funding to Strengthen Indigenous Heritage in the ACT

Indigenous heritage will be strengthened in the ACT with $58,100 in funding to restore and maintain Indigenous Heritage Sites. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the announcement was part of the Australian Government investment of $1.6 million this financial year in 18…

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