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February 24, 2020 | Media Releases

20 February 2020 – CANBERRA AIRPORT MASTER PLAN SECURES A CAPITAL FUTURE

The Liberal and Nationals Government has approved the Canberra Airport 2020 Master Plan, supporting thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity over the coming decades. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Plan paved the way for better infrastructure and expanded capacity.  “The airport and these developments are expected to …

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November 25, 2019 | Media Releases

25 November 2019 – 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 been working with states and territories to bring forward critical …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

19 November 2019 – 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 important that charities recognise their privileged position and do not …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

8 November 2019 – AQUA PARK MAKES A SPLASH FROM THIS WEEKEND

On behalf of the Australian Government, we are delighted to mark the grand opening of the Inflatable Aqua Park at Black Mountain Peninsula tomorrow, Saturday 9 November. Approved by the National Capital Authority (NCA) earlier this year, this trial adds a new recreational lake activity to be enjoyed by hundreds of people over the upcoming recreational season. Assistant Minister for …

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