Funding secured for Federal Highway improvements

The Australian Government has recently announced funding to construct truck lay-bys and decoupling areas on the Federal Highway under the National Highway Upgrade Programme. Senator for Australian Capital Territory Zed Seselja said the Australian Government would provide $3.2 million and the ACT Government $800,000 to the Federal Highway to assist…

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$2.7 million to fix local black spots in the ACT

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy through the national Black Spot Programme. Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Senator for the Australian Capital Territory and Chair of the ACT Black Spot Consultative Panel Zed Seselja today announced $2.7 million in funding…

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Roads to Recovery funding flows in for the ACT

The ACT will today receive their latest share of the Australian Government’s $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery Programme to assist with local road construction and maintenance. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja said the Australian Government is paying over $117 million to 297 local government authorities nationwide, including $1,499,510 for…

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Anzac Centenary commemorated through the Arts

The ACT’s Centenary of Anzac commemorations received a boost today with Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja today announcing $50,000 in funding for The Jam Tin, a production by the Canberra Youth Theatre Company and $35,374 in funding for The Antipodes Project Regional Tour, a live musical performance. The Jam…

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Canberra resident finalist for National Youth Awards

Canberra resident, Rachael Stevens, has been named a finalist in the 2015 National Youth Awards. Rachael is a finalist in the Youth Courage category of the 2015 National Youth Awards, which will be announced on April 16 in Brisbane. Rachael was nominated for her courage in overcoming sexual abuse, anorexia…

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