Canberra Apprentices Can Access Trade Support Loans

The legislation for Trade Support Loans has been passed by the Parliament, allowing loans of up to $20,000 over the four years of an apprenticeship. Senator Zed Seselja said the Government is delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans for apprentices to encourage more young people to take…

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NCA to Investigate West Tuggeranong

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon. Jamie Briggs MP, today asked the National Capital Authority (NCA) to investigate the potential for urban development of West Tuggeranong in Canberra. “After a series of discussions with Senator Zed Seselja who is passionate about Canberra’s future, I have asked the…

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Encouraging Sustainable Growth for the Capital Region

Federal representatives Senator Zed Seselja, Dr Peter Hendy MP and Angus Taylor MP will meet today with local government representatives from the region to discuss how they can all work together to grow the local economy. The meeting today has been organised in collaboration with the ACT Chief Minister Katy…

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Funding to Strengthen Indigenous Heritage in the ACT

Indigenous heritage will be strengthened in the ACT with $58,100 in funding to restore and maintain Indigenous Heritage Sites. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the announcement was part of the Australian Government investment of $1.6 million this financial year in 18…

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Labor’s Plan To Get Rid Of PPL For Public Servants

The Prime Minister in Question Time yesterday called on Labor to come clean about their plans for paid parental leave for public servants. “I can only assume that should the current Opposition ever come back into Government that they would change the public service rules to prevent public servants from…

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Students to benefit from new Dickson Trade Training Centre

Secondary students from the North of Canberra can now gain valuable skills in trades such as automotive electrician, cook, fitter, metal fabricator, motor mechanic, pastry cook, plumber, and welder, with the opening of the Dickson Area Trade Training Centre. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja will officially open the centre…

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More Evidence Emerges of Labor’s Job Cuts

Today’s Senate Estimates hearings with the Department of Human Services shed further light on the extent of Labor’s public service job cuts, Senator Zed Seselja said today. The Department confirmed that between 2009/10 and 2012/13, the number of staff employed in DHS dropped from 36,019 to 31,795, a drop of…

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