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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A Fair Go for Veterans – Delivered

Senator Seselja today welcomed the passage through the Senate of the indexation of military pensions – delivering on the Coalition Government’s election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. Thousands of veterans living in the ACT will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation. Senator Seselja today…

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$4 Million School Facilities Opened

Students and staff at Trinity Christian School in the ACT today celebrated the opening of a new student hub and school administration building that were built with the help of $600 000 in Australian Government funding. Senator Zed Seselja, opened the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to…

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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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