TAIPAN gives astronomers a bigger bite at the universe

A new world-class instrument launched today by the Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja will make surveying our stars faster and more efficient. Senator Seselja visited the Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran, New South Wales, to launch the TAIPAN—a spectroscopic instrument designed by the Australian Astronomical Observatory…

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Statement on new portfolio arrangements

I am honoured to be part of the Turnbull Government’s science, jobs and innovation agenda. We are growing the economy, creating jobs and getting more Australians into work. 1,000 jobs are being created every single day. 383,000 jobs have been created over the past 12 months, 80 per cent of…

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Work underway on Ellerton Drive Extension

First sod turned on $86 million extension of Ellerton Drive in Queanbeyan, New South Wales Project, due for completion in mid-2020, will allow drivers to avoid up to 19 intersections and three sets of traffic lights Work on a new road to ease congestion in the busy Queanbeyan city centre…

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SENATOR SESELJA WELCOMES WESTBLOCK SALE

Today it has been confirmed that the West Block building in the Parliamentary Triangle will be sold for $6.25 million to a subsidiary of the Geocon Land Holding Group. Geocon is an established local property developer in Canberra, with a sound track record of construction and management of hotels in…

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New Senior Campus for Galilee School

Students and staff at Galilee School will have full use of a new Senior Campus thanks to funding from the Coalition Government. Assistant Minister Seselja officially opened the new facility in Holder today on behalf of the Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham, with Mr Tim McNevin, Principal of…

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$250,000 for local Canberra Organisations

Senator for the ACT, the Hon Zed Seselja, today congratulates the organisations in Canberra that have been offered almost $250,000 in Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) grants to help promote collaboration between Australia and Japan. The seven AJF grants in the 2017-18 round have been awarded to: • The ANU – Australia-Japan…

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Skilling Wanniassa Students for Success

Students in Wanniassa will have the opportunity to learn useful vocational skills in the new Trinity Christian School Trades Skills Centre.  The Trinity Christian School Trades Skills Centre, located at Trinity Christian School, will allow secondary school students to earn qualifications in child care.  The centre, which was built with…

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