Officials Confirm Ongoing Boost to Tuggeranong Community

In response to questioning from Senator Zed Seselja in Estimates Hearings today, the Department of Social Services has confirmed that the decision to keep the Department in Tuggeranong will not only benefit the local community but will also result in a better workplace for employees. In the Community Affairs Estimates…

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Gallagher needs to be honest on health funding

Senator Zed Seselja has called on the ACT Chief Minister to be honest to the community about the level of health funding, following figures she put out this morning alleging that funding would be ripped out of the ACT. Changes to funding provided to the ACT are the result of…

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Department of Social Services to Remain in Tuggeranong

The Australian Government will provide $26.8 million over three years towards new accommodation for the Department of Social Services, keeping more than 1800 staff from the Department in Tuggeranong. Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for Canberra, said the announcement delivers certainty for the Tuggeranong community who have lobbied hard to keep…

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Seselja Hosts Community BBQ for National Volunteer Week

Senator Zed Seselja will today host a community BBQ in conjunction with Volunteering ACT as part of the National Volunteer Week celebrations. “I’m pleased to be hosting this BBQ today and supporting some of the most hardworking individuals in Canberra,” Senator Seselja said today. “Volunteering is often a thankless job…

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Canberra community encouraged to remember on ANZAC Day

Senator Zed Seselja is calling on the Canberra community to take the opportunity tomorrow to remember the Australian servicemen and women that have done so much for our country, and to honour their service and sacrifice. There are a number of services happening around Canberra tomorrow including: Dawn Service Time:…

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Cutting red tape for childcare services

Senator Zed Seselja has welcomed the announcement by the Coalition Government to cut red tape for child care providers. Under the announcement, child care supervisors will be given relief from Labor red tape that saw some wait over a year for a certificate permitting them to continue doing their job.…

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Seselja welcomes continued funding for R U OK?

Senator Zed Seselja, as a R U OK? Ambassador, has welcomed the Coalition Government’s decision to provide an extension of funding to R U OK? Their funding will continue under the National Suicide Prevention Program. Funding for the organisation was due to finish in June, however the Department of Health…

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A Fair Go for Veterans – Delivered

Senator Seselja today welcomed the passage through the Senate of the indexation of military pensions – delivering on the Coalition Government’s election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. Thousands of veterans living in the ACT will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation. Senator Seselja today…

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$4 Million School Facilities Opened

Students and staff at Trinity Christian School in the ACT today celebrated the opening of a new student hub and school administration building that were built with the help of $600 000 in Australian Government funding. Senator Zed Seselja, opened the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to…

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