Grants available to support volunteers in the ACT

Thursday, 15 December 2016  Community organisations in the ACT are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the funding is being provided under a $10 million Volunteer Grant funding round, announced by the…

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ACT business wins at Export Awards

Monday, 28 November 2016 15:04 An ACT business has won a prestigious award at the 54th Australian Export Awards, which recognise success in taking Australian innovation to the world.   iSimulate won the Education and Training category at the gala Australian Export Awards ceremony last week in Brisbane, for their…

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ACT pre-schoolers given chance to learn another language

Monday, 14 November 2016 15:01   Every pre-schooler in ACT will have the opportunity to learn a foreign language as the Turnbull Government announced that applications for the popular Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program were now open.   Member for Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, called on local…

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$2.69 Million to the ANU for Defence Innovation

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 17:10   The Australian National University will receive $2.69 million to enhance defence capability, Senator Zed Seselja announced today.   This investment will be used to improve the performance of inertial navigation systems using cold atoms which assist maritime, land and air domains in GPS denied…

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Celebrating Deepavali and Australia’s linguistic diversity

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 17:22   The Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja last night celebrated Deepavali and Australia’s diversity of languages along with over 150 people at Parliament House in Canberra.   Deepavali, or Diwali, is the annual ‘Festival of Lights’ celebrated…

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Grants to preserve Australia’s heritage

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 17:32   Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts and Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, Senator for the ACT, have announced funding for three projects in the ACT through the Community Heritage Grants Program. The grants were awarded to recipients by Senator Seselja at…

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New facilities open at Holy Trinity Primary School

Friday, 21 October 2016 15:40   Assistant Minister Zed Seselja today officially opened the newly constructed and refurbished buildings at Holy Trinity Primary School in Curtin.   Students and staff at Holy Trinity Primary School now have full use of the refurbished classrooms, relocated library and new administration block. The…

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