Funding boost to mobilise Australia’s citizen scientists

The Australian National University and CSIRO will receive almost $800,000 in grant funding for projects that will team everyday Australians with scientists. Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Senator Arthur Sinodinos and Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja announced the recipients of the Australian Government’s Citizen Science Grants in Canberra…

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New Dicks Creek Road Bridge Opens in the Yass Valley

Friday, 12 May 2017 16:22 Today marks the opening of the new concrete Dicks Creek Road Bridge at Nanima, near Murrumbateman, replacing an almost 60-year-old timber bridge that served the community well but was in desperate need of replacement. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said it was…

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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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