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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From the President

Dear members, As members would no doubt be aware Candice Burch was elected following a count back of votes cast in the 2016 election to the vacancy in the Legislative Assembly. On behalf of the Division I would like to congratulate Candice on her election. Candice has been a dedicated,…

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Little Liberals

All Little Liberals, families and friends are invited to join us at our next catch up by the lake, with special guests Santa and Mrs Claus (special thanks to Colin and Avril Greef). When: Sunday 17th December, 3.00pm Meet on the grassed area outside the Southern Cross Yacht Club, Lotus Bay,…

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Fenner Branch Christmas Meeting

Saturday 16th December 2017, 1:00pm “Milligan House”, 35 Ida West Street, Bonner ACT All members of Fenner Branch and their families are invited to the new home of James and Katrina Milligan for a fun filled afternoon of food, drink and frivolity. You need not bring anything, as all will…

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Construction starts on new Healthy Waterways projects

Construction has commenced on two more Healthy Waterways projects, including a rain garden in Tuggeranong that, once complete, will be the biggest in the southern hemisphere, Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, and ACT Minister for the Environment and Heritage Mick Gentleman, announced today. “The new rain garden, in parkland…

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NSW leading the way with adoptions

Adoption numbers are on the rise, for the first time in a decade, thanks in no small part to the incredible work being undertaken by NSW, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja, said today. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released…

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From the Assembly

In addition to the events on the Hill, the following has happened in local politics.   Committee inquiry into eligibility of persons seeking to fill a casual vacancy Last week, the Legislative Assembly unanimously agreed to look into the process into determining the eligibility of a person seeking to fill…

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Statement on work safety breaches on light rail construction sites

More than $14,000 in fines issued by WorkSafe ACT in response to safety breaches on the light rail construction site is demonstrated evidence that the Work Safety Commissioner is doing an effective job. Light rail construction is a major government project with significant union oversight guaranteed by the Government’s Memorandum…

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FOI dump after two years of denying transparency

After two years of denying Canberrans access to critical documents relating to health services, the ACT Government finally released multiple documents under Freedom of Information laws, dumping them online overnight, Shadow Health Minister Vicki Dunne said today. “This has been a monumental FOI stuff-up,” Mrs Dunne said. “The documents were…

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From the President, John Cziesla

Dear members, For my first weekly update I would like to start by thanking members for electing me as President at last week’s AGM. It is an honour and privilege to serve as President. I am confident that with the capable team on management committee, the Division is in good…

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