December 13, 2020 | Media Releases

13 December 2020 – CHARITIES SUPPORTING UNLAWFUL BEHAVIOUR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED

Late night break-ins. Illegal blockades. Damage to property and theft of stock. These are the types of unlawful behaviours promoted and engaged in by activist organisations masquerading as charities that will no longer be tolerated under strengthened rules to be implemented by the Morrison Government. “Charities hold a special place in the minds of Australians, and they do vital work …

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December 3, 2020 | Media Releases

3 December 2020 – FAIR REPRESENTATION FOR THE ACT

Fair representation for the ACT and the NT has passed the Senate today. Originally, Labor introduced a proposal that would guarantee 2 seats as a minimum for people of the Northern Territory but only one seat for the ACT. This was supported by every Labor member for the ACT, including Senator Gallagher and MPs Andrew Leigh, Alicia Payne and David …

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December 1, 2020 | Media Releases

1 December 2020 – SUPPORT OUR CHARITIES ON GIVING TUESDAY

Today is the seventh year we are celebrating Giving Tuesday in Australia, a global initiative to highlight and support the great work our charities do, and an opportunity to give back to our local communities. Giving Tuesday is the perfect chance to reflect and, if you can, give back to those who have given so much. I have the privilege …

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November 22, 2020 | Media Releases

22 November 2020 – SESELJA RE-ENDORSED BY CANBERRA LIBERALS

Today Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja has been re-endorsed as the Canberra Liberals Senate Candidate in the next federal election. “It is an absolute honour to represent the people of Canberra as a Senator for the ACT, and I am grateful to be re-endorsed by the members of the Canberra Liberals,” Senator Seselja said. “I look forward to continuing to …

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November 16, 2020 | Media Releases

16 November 2020 – NATIONAL GALLERY FORESHORE PATH REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC

An improved and safer pathway that also connects Lake Burley Griffin to National Sculpture Garden, within the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), was opened today by Senator Zed Seselja, Senator for the ACT. “The investment in these upgrades comes on top of more than $1 billion in new investments announced in the ACT by the Liberal-National Government in the past …

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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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