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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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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