During this morning’s Senate Estimates Hearings, Senator Zed Seselja used the opportunity to continue the fight to keep the Department of Social Services located in Tuggeranong.

Read more: Seselja Continues to Fight to Keep Jobs in Tuggeranong

Senator Zed Seselja has today welcomed the Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Senator Simon Birmingham's announcement that the Coalition Government would be providing an $85m fund to help clean up Canberra’s lakes and waterways.

Read more: $85m to clean up Canberra Waterways

Senator Zed Seselja will be encouraging local Canberra public schools to consider participating in the Coalition Government’s new $70 million Independent Public School initiative.

Read more: Local Canberra Government Schools Encouraged to Become Independent Public Schools

In Senate Estimate Hearings this morning, Senator Lundy was once again caught trying to hide the 14,500 public service job cuts the former Labor Government put in train over the last two years.

Read more: Senator Lundy Caught Out Again on Public Service Job Cuts

A Canberra based company, Plant Health Australia (PHA), has been awarded funding by the Federal Government to develop a national surveillance system for weeds and plant pests, an initiative that will help farmers across Australia to reduce farm costs, increase productivity and achieve greater returns at the farm gate.

Read more: Canberra company receives grant to map pests and weeds for smarter farming