Defence Housing Australia Coming to Gungahlin

Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester and Senator for the ACT the Hon Zed Seselja, today announced the Government will be relocating Defence Housing Australia (DHA) from its head office in Barton to the town centre of Gungahlin, meeting the Federal Government’s 2016 election commitment. DHA has been selected on…

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Budget 2018: Good for Canberra, Good for the Nation

The ACT is a big winner in tonight’s budget, with record investment from the Coalition Government in our hospitals and schools, a huge boost for our roads, as well as tax relief for ACT families. “Under the Coalition Government’s economic plan record jobs are being created, investment is rising and…

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Smooth driving ahead for Monaro and Barton Highways

The Australian Government announced that funding has been allocated to upgrading the Monaro and Barton Highways in the 2018/19 Federal Budget.  Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for the ACT, welcomed the announcement of the $200 million commitment from the Coalition Government this morning. “The Coalition Government has committed a $100 million…

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Joint Media Release: Making the ACT more inclusive

THE HON DAN TEHAN MP Minister for Social Services SENATOR THE HON ZED SESELJA Liberal Senator for the ACT The Turnbull Government will provide $2.7 million to make the Australian Capital Territory more inclusive for people with disability. The Government is providing grants for 17 projects through the Information, Linkages…

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Late buses let down students and commuters

Canberrans who depend on bus services are tired of being let down by the government’s inability to plan a punctual timetable, Shadow Minister for Transport Candice Burch said. The ACT Labor-Greens government has met ACTION punctuality benchmarks only two of the 90 weeks since mid-2016. In addition, school buses are…

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Canberrans deserve better

After the unconventional announcement three weeks ago to split ACT Health into two separate directorates, Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris today failed to justify the move, Shadow Health Minister Vicki Dunne said. “This is perhaps the largest restructuring project ever undertaken in the ACT public service and the Minister has offered…

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