October 6, 2020 | Media Releases

6 October 2020 – OUR ECONOMIC PLAN DELIVERS FOR CANBERRANS, OUR LOCAL ECONOMY, BUISNESS, AND INDUSTRY

The Liberal-National Government has continued to deliver for Canberra with the unveiling of the 2020-21 Budget. Our Economic Recovery Plan for Australia will create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure our future, by building on the biggest investment in Canberra by a Commonwealth Government in a generation. Under our plan, around 230,000 taxpayers in the ACT will receive tax relief …

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October 6, 2020 | Media Releases

6 October 2020 – NEW PERMANENT EXHIBITION ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S DEMOCRACY AND ELECTORAL SYSTEM

A new exhibition commissioned by the Morrison Government will help educate Australians about our nation’s democratic history, voting system and how they can play a more active and informed role in it. The 2020-21 Budget will deliver $6 million to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to design and curate a new interactive public exhibition located within the Museum of Australian …

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October 5, 2020 | Media Releases

5 October 2020 – MORRISON GOVERNMENT INVESTS $155 MILLION IN TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE TO BOOST ACT ECONOMIC RECOVERY

The Australian Capital Territory economy will be boosted, roads will be safer and thousands of jobs created, with a $155 million investment into transport infrastructure from the Federal Coalition as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery plan. The latest funding injection builds on a series of territory-wide infrastructure investments from the Commonwealth in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic which now …

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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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