November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

1 November 2019 – APPLICATIONS FOR FOSTERING INTEGRATION GRANT PROGRAM CLOSING SOON

Applications for the 2019–20 Fostering Integration Grant Program will close next week on Tuesday 5 November. The Morrison Government is providing $2.3 million for community organisations to support the integration of migrants into Australian social, economic and civil life. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the Fostering Integrant Grant Program will fund activities that celebrate and recognise Australia’s multicultural …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

21 October 2019 – CHARITIES MUST PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM FRAUD

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is urging charities to take measures to protect themselves against fraud. ACNC Commissioner, the Hon Dr Gary Johns says all organisations are at risk of fraud and that charities are just as likely to be targeted by fraudsters as private corporations. “Charities are not immune to fraud. Just because a charity’s purpose is …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

19 October 2019 – TENDER OPENS FOR HOSPITALITY PROVIDER RESTAURANT & CAFÉ AT WORLD-CLASS REGATTA POINT, CANBERRA

On behalf of the Australian Government we are delighted to announce Regatta Point, in the heart of the Nation’s Capital is undergoing re-development to create a new restaurant and café. The National Capital Authority is inviting experienced and innovative hospitality providers to identify their interest in becoming a part of this landmark destination.  “This is an exciting opportunity for this iconic and …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

16 October 2019 – CONSULTATION ON THE NDIS PARTICIPANT SERVICE GUARANTEE COMES TO CANBERRA

People with disability inthe ACTare invited to share their experiences with the National Disability Insurance Scheme. An accessible community workshop will be held at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Woden on 25 October to discuss ways to improve participants’ experiences with the NDIS. Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, recently announced the public consultation on the …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

11 October 2019 – NEW CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH CENTRE FOR META-OPTICS

Australian researchers will help turn science fiction into science fact by harnessing technology that will lead to ultra-fast, light-based WiFi and real-time holographic displays. Minister for Education Dan Tehan today announced the Morrison Government was providing $34.9 million to establish a research centre to develop new technologies that will harness meta-optics. The centre will translate its research into innovative technologies …

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November 19, 2019 | Media Releases

26 September 2019 – CANBERRA’S MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Multicultural groups and not-for-profit organisations in the ACT are encouraged to apply for the Fostering Integration Grant Program, with application for the 2019-20 program now open. The Liberal National Government is providing $2.3 million for community organisations to support the integration of migrants into Australian social, economic and civil life. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the grants will …

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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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