June 16, 2020 | Media Releases

16 June 2020 – ACT BUSINESSES PARTNER WITH DEFENCE TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE NEW CAPABILITIES

The Liberal-National Government has awarded two Canberra businesses $7.1 million in contracts to develop cutting-edge technologies aimed at providing the Australian Defence Force with a capability edge. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja congratulated Penten and Quintessence Labs on receiving their respective contracts under the Government’s Defence Innovation Hub Programme, and thanked them for their contribution to Australia’s defence capability. …

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June 15, 2020 | Media Releases

15 June 2020 – PROSTATE CANCER NURSE BOOST IN CANBERRA

Australian men with prostate cancer and their families in Canberra will benefit from an expansion of the Australian Government’s Prostate Cancer Nurses Program. Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said the Government is investing $23 million in the program through the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia over the next three years to support existing prostate cancer nurses and place specialist nurses …

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June 12, 2020 | Media Releases

12 June 2020 – KROFNE SUCCESS RECOGNISED BY LIBERAL-NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Much loved Canberra-based business Krofne has today, alongside Whitmur Advisors and GenU Training, received $200,000 from the Federal Government to collaborate on the development of two accredited training courses for the hospitality industry as part of the Government’s disability employment initiative. Known to many Canberrans for their kiosks in shopping centres across the Territory, Krofne is a doughnut bakery employing …

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June 9, 2020 | Media Releases

9 June 2020 – EXTENDING THE INSTANT ASSET WRITE-OFF FOR CANBERRA BUSINESSES

The Liberal-National Government continues to back small business with the announcement that it will extend the $150,000 instant asset write-off for six months to 31 December 2020. Canberra businesses with annual turnover of less than $500 million will be able to take advantage of this extended timeframe to invest in assets to support their business as the economy reopens and …

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May 26, 2020 | Media Releases

26 May 2020 – LAKE WALLS GIVEN A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

Lake Burley Griffin is central to the unique landscape and design of the Nation’s Capital. The rough stone lake walls iconic to the Lake are over 56 years old, and now need remediation in order to extend their useful life. “$3 million of construction and repair works have commenced on the Lake walls, a much-needed injection for the Canberra economy …

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May 22, 2020 | Media Releases

22 May 2020 – $8 MILLION BOOST FOR CANBERRA INFRASTRUCTURE

Canberrans will benefit from an $8 million injection from the Federal Liberal-National Government’s new Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. The investment will support Canberra jobs and businesses and boost the ACT economy as we battle the economic impacts of COVID-19. The new Program is based on the successful Roads to Recovery program and will enable priority projects to get …

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May 19, 2020 | Media Releases

19 May 2020 – FIRST LOOK AT MONARO HIGHWAY FLYOVER AT LANYON DRIVE

Safety and travel time improvements along the Monaro Highway are a step closer following the release of concept designs for a southbound flyover at the intersection with Lanyon Drive. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the flyover was part of a suite of improvements at the Lanyon Drive intersection. “The Lanyon Drive …

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May 6, 2020 | Media Releases

6 May 2020 – INCENTIVISING INCREASED SUPPORT FOR CHARITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The Liberal-National Government values the essential role charities play, and the important role our philanthropic sector have in supporting the work of our charities, particularly when great challenges faceAustralians. Today Assistant Minister for Finance, Charities and Electoral Matters, Senator the Honourable Zed Seselja, announced the Government is creating an incentive for philanthropic funds to give more support to charities at …

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April 28, 2020 | Media Releases

28 April 2020 – COVID-19: NEW APP TO SLOW THE SPREAD

The Australian Government has launched the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe. The app is an important public health initiative that will help keep you, your family, and your community safe from further spread of coronavirus through early notification of possible exposure. Senator for the ACT, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, said everyone in Canberra is doing an extraordinary job to …

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April 21, 2020 | Media Releases

21 April 2020 – DELIVERING IMPROVED MOBILE COVERAGE FOR RURAL CANBERRANS

More Canberrans will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Coalition Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program thanks to today’s announcement of funding for three new base stations in the ACT. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government, the …

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