October 1, 2019 | Media Releases

16 September 2019 – MONARO HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON TRACK

Safety upgrades to the Monaro Highway near Canberra’s southern border are a step closer with the construction tender recently released to deliver the improvements. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said upgrades would include an overtaking lane to help reduce collisions and decrease travel times. “Works will include a new left-turn slip lane …

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September 30, 2019 | Media Releases

11 September 2019 – SPOTLIGHT ON DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS

The safety of two “black spot” intersections along Southern Cross Drive will be substantially improved thanks to Federal Liberal and Nationals Government funding. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said today’s announcement would see $1.8 million delivered to the Territory to improve the safety of Southern Cross Drive under the Black Spot Program’s …

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September 30, 2019 | Media Releases

6 July 2019 – CANBERRA COMPANY AWARDED$2.2 MILLION TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE CYBER SOLUTIONS FOR DEFENCE

The Liberal-National Government has congratulated a Canberra company after it was awarded a contract to improve on the Australian Army’s cyber capabilities. The innovative cyber technologies and solutions, Penten Services Pty Ltd, could help the Army meet current and emerging challenges. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, announced today the Canberra-headquartered business had secured two Defence …

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May 7, 2019 | Media Releases

ACT TO BE HIT BY LABOR’S BIG HOUSING SLEDGEHAMMER – 7 May 2019

Adding to the growing list of warnings of the negative impacts of Labor’s Big Housing Sledgehammer, Master Builders ACT yesterday raised concerns Labor’s Housing Tax would result in a hit to the housing industry n the ACT. Data commissioned by Master Builders ACT found the impact of Labor’s sledgehammer to the housing industry in the Territory would result in: 680 …

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May 7, 2019 | Media Releases

RIDING FOR THE DISABLED TO SEE UPGRADES THANKS TO FEDERAL GRANT – 4 May 2019

Pegasus, a not-for-profit community organisation help people with disabilities develop fitness and boost confidence through horse riding will see upgrades and accessibility improvements to their facilities thanks to a $48,000 grant from the Liberal-National government. The investment is part of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant program that is upgrading local facilities across Australia and the ACT, helping to drive increased …

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May 2, 2019 | Media Releases

NEW ADMINISTRATION AREA FOR MOTHER TERESA SCHOOL – 2 May 2019

Students and staff at Mother Teresa School in Harrison will benefit from the extended administration area and staff facilities thanks to $600,000 in funding from the Liberal-National Government. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, officially opened the new facility yesterday on behalf of the Minister for Education Dan Tehan. “It was great to visit Mother Teresa School and see the …

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April 24, 2019 | Media Releases

JUGGERNAUTS TO CHARGE AHEAD WITH FEDERAL GRANT! – 24 April 2019

The Liberal-National government is investing in our local sporting facilities by delivering $50,000 to the Molonglo Juggernauts AFL Club to upgrade and improve the facilities at Stirling Oval to help increase and diversify participation and get more Canberrans involved in sport. The investment is part of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant program that is upgrading local facilities across Australia and …

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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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