Monaro highway upgrade funding brought forward

Residents of South Canberra and Tuggeranong will benefit from an acceleration of funding for upgrades to the Monaro Highway. The $200 million project which is being jointly funded by both governments, includes widening works and targeted safety upgrades to bust congestion along the corridor. The Liberal and Nationals Government has…

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Aussie Farms lose charitable status

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission yesterday announced law-breaking group Aussie Farms have had their charitable status stripped following an investigation. Assistant Minister for Finance, Charites and Electoral Matters yesterday welcomed the decision of the Commissioner. “The Government recognises the special place that charities occupy in Australia, and it is…

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NEW ADMINISTRATION AREA FOR MOTHER TERESA SCHOOL

Students and staff at Mother Teresa School in Harrison will benefit from the extended administration area and staff facilities thanks to $600,000 in funding from the Liberal-National Government. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, officially opened the new facility yesterday on behalf of the Minister for Education Dan Tehan. “It…

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OUR PLAN FOR A STRONGER ECONOMY DELIVERS FOR CANBERRA

The 2019-20 Budget is the next stage of the Liberal-National Government’s plan to build a stronger economy and secure a better future for all Australians. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the Budget delivers the first surplus in more than a decade, creates more jobs, lowers taxes and guarantees…

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$10 MILLION FOR RESEARCH INTO PRECISION MEDICINES

The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in research that will help use a person’s DNA and their environment to help create personalised medicine. The funding will go to Australian National University (ANU) for the Phenomics Translation Initiative, a two year program to develop new diagnostic and treatment options…

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SMART CITY PROJECT TO INCREASE ACT HOUSING CLIENT AUTONOMY

ACT Housing clients will have more autonomy over their housing needs with a new online service to be developed thanks to funding through the Smart Cities Program, Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja announced today. The Federal Government is delivering $668,000 to develop an online service allowing public housing clients…

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LABOR’S BIG HOUSING SLEDGEHAMMER RISKS RECESSION

Bill Shorten and Labor’s Housing Tax policies may cause our thriving economy to trip into a recession, experts have warned. Analysis released yesterday by SQM Research projected that, should Labor implement their risky Housing Tax policy, already falling house prices could tumble by up to a further 7 per cent…

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GOVERNMENT BACKS MORE CHOICE FOR AUSTRALIANS

Cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms have a proud history in our nation, offering 8 in 10 Australians an alternative model to profit-driven enterprises. Today Senator the Honourable Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance, along with the Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Mutuals and Cooperatives, Senator the Honourable…

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