September 8, 2020 | Media Releases

8 September 2020 – $13.5 MILLION TO EXPAND INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AT CANBERRA HOSPITAL

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja and ACT Minister for Health Rachel Stephen-Smith today announced an additional 8 beds for Canberra Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. Senator Seselja said the expansion of Canberra Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit will boost critical care capacity across the ACT. “Canberra Hospital is the major tertiary hospital for the ACT and southern NSW, providing high quality …

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September 8, 2020 | Media Releases

8 September 2020 – $5 MILLION IN NEW FACILITIES FOR STUDENTS AT SIX ACT SCHOOLS

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja today announced six local schools will benefit from new and improved learning facilities thanks to Liberal-National Government grants. Senator Seselja said the Liberal-National Government would provide more than $5 million towards the projects through the Capital Grants Program, which provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure. The successful ACT grants are: $499,952 …

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August 26, 2020 | Media Releases

26 August 2020 – COMMONWEALTH FUNDING TO SUPPORT CITY IMPROVEMENTS ACROSS CANBERRA

The Federal Government today delivered nearly $8 million in funding for the ACT as part of the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program to support the delivery of priority projects across Australia. The LRCI program is part of the Federal Government’s boost for road and community projects, including $40 million for the ACT through the roads to recovery program, …

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July 15, 2020 | Media Releases

15 July 2020 – $21 MILLION FOR BETTER RECYCLING FOR THE ACT

The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment to turbo-charge Australia’s recycling industry, today announcing its partnership with the ACT Government to deliver a major upgrade to the ACT’s Material Recovery Facility under the Australian Government’s $190m Recycling Modernisation Fund. Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley joined ACT Minister for Recycling and Waste Reduction Chris Steel to announce the …

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July 13, 2020 | Media Releases

13 July 2020 – HISTORIC MORRISON GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT FOR BOODEREE NATIONAL PARK AND AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDENS

The Morrison Government yesterday announced the biggest single investment in Australia’s Commonwealth National Parks with more than $230 million in funding for tourism and other infrastructure, including up to $37.4 million for Booderee National Park on the NSW south coast and the Australian National Botanic Gardens in the ACT. The funding for Parks Australia will provide a much-needed boost for …

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July 8, 2020 | Media Releases

8 July 2020 – GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE-TO-GRID TECHNOLOGY TRIAL

The Morrison Government is continuing to support new technology that will help the uptake of electric vehicles (EV) by Australian motorists. A new trial led by ActewAGL to support the integration of EV’s in the Australian Capital Territory will receive $2.4 million in grant funding from the Morrison Government through Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). The EVs will be part of the ACT Government …

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June 29, 2020 | Media Releases

29 June 2020 – CANBERRA ON ROAD TO RECOVERY

Local road maintenance across the ACT will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Federal Liberal-National Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.  Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja said the Government would deliver almost $40 million for safer and better maintained roads right across the Territory over this and the next four years. “The delivery of this funding will allow …

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June 24, 2020 | Media Releases

24 June 2020 – FOSTERING INTEGRATION GRANTS BUILD COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

The Liberal-National Government is further supporting multicultural communities in Canberra, by providing $110,000 in funding for community organisations across the Territory. The latest round of the Morrison Government’s Fostering Integration Grants supports grassroots organisations that are helping migrant communities to be more resilient in times of crisis, encouraging community participation and breaking down cultural and language barriers. The Diverse Communities …

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June 22, 2020 | Media Releases

22 June 2020 – $35 MILLION TO UNLOCK INFRASTRUCTURE JOBS IN THE ACT

The Commonwealth and ACT Governments will support construction jobs across the Canberra region by jointly investing an additional $35 million to deliver shovel-ready infrastructure projects and urgent road safety upgrades. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said further investment in infrastructure would play a critical role in the Commonwealth’s JobMaker plan and help the ACT economy as it recovers from the COVID-19 …

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June 18, 2020 | Media Releases

18 June 2020 – SPACE GRANT FOR CANBERRA RESEARCHERS

The Liberal-National Government is backing the University of Canberra as part of our national commitment to grow Australia’s space sector and create local jobs. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja said the $432,500 grant would support the University of Canberra’s VertiSense-Mitigation of Sensorimotor Effects of Simulated Weightlessness Project. “Researchers at UC are looking into ways to counter the sensorimotor disturbances …

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