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April 8, 2019 | Media Releases

City and Gateway Urban Design Provisions endorsed by Minister – 8 April 2019

Following extensive consultation by the National Capital Authority (NCA), the Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories, the Hon Sussan Ley has approved an amendment to the National Capital Plan (the Plan) to facilitate the implementation of the City and Gateway Urban Design Framework.   Ms Ley said an amendment to the Plan was required to give legal effect to …

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April 8, 2019 | Media Releases

HISTORIC LEGISLATION SUPPORTING COOPERATIVE, MUTUAL AND MEMBER-OWNED FIRMS PASSES – 5 April 2019

The Liberal-National Government has taken a huge step towards boosting competition and improving customer experience by levelling the playing field for cooperative, mutual and member-owned firms by passing historic legislation through the Parliament yesterday. The legislation will substantially increase the ability of co-operatives and mutuals to raise the funding they need to grow, innovate and compete in their sectors. “Prime …

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April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

OUR PLAN FOR A STRONGER ECONOMY DELIVERS FOR CANBERRA – 2 April 2019

The 2019-20 Budget is the next stage of the Liberal-National Government’s plan to build a stronger economy and secure a better future for all Australians. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the Budget delivers the first surplus in more than a decade, creates more jobs, lowers taxes and guarantees essential services like schools, hospitals and roads. “After more than …

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April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

$50 MILLION FOR KINGS HIGHWAY CORRIDOR AND WILLIAM SLIM DRIVE – 1 April 2019

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has committed $50 million to fund upgrades to the Australian Capital Territory’s Kings Highway corridor and the duplication of William Slim Drive. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the upgrades will improve safety, bolster freight efficiency, reduce travel times and ease congestion for northern and eastern Canberra. …

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