Smarter planning for the ACT

The Australian Government has today announced plans to streamline planning and cut red tape across the ACT through a review of the National Capital Plan. The Australian Government is committed to driving growth across the region and striking the right balance between the planning responsibilities of the National Capital Authority…

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Funding For Alcohol and Drug Treatment Extended

A number of drug and alcohol treatment services in Canberra have been given funding certainty for another year by a Federal Government decision. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja said today seven local organisations could continue to offer long term treatment and rehabilitation programmes, as a result of the Government’s…

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New classrooms for Holy Family Parish Primary School

Senator Zed Seselja will officially open new classrooms at Holy Family Parish Primary School in Gowrie today. Students and staff at Holy Family Parish Primary School now have full use of six new classrooms and flexible working areas. The Australian Government provided $700,000 in funding from the Capital Grants Programme.…

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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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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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