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 …

Continue reading
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 …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

OUR PLAN FOR A STRONGER ECONOMY DELIVERS FOR CANBERRA – 2 April 2019

The 2019-20 Budget is the next stage of the Liberal-National Government’s plan to build a stronger economy and secure a better future for all Australians. Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, said the Budget delivers the first surplus in more than a decade, creates more jobs, lowers taxes and guarantees essential services like schools, hospitals and roads. “After more than …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

$50 MILLION FOR KINGS HIGHWAY CORRIDOR AND WILLIAM SLIM DRIVE – 1 April 2019

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has committed $50 million to fund upgrades to the Australian Capital Territory’s Kings Highway corridor and the duplication of William Slim Drive. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the upgrades will improve safety, bolster freight efficiency, reduce travel times and ease congestion for northern and eastern Canberra. …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

LABOR DOESN’T CARE ABOUT SKYROCKETING RENT & A DOWNTURN IN HOUSE VALUE – 29 March 2019

Labor has finally revealed when their economy wrecking housing taxes will start – confirming that Labor simply doesn’t care about the impact their housing taxes will have on Australians or countless experts warning about the disastrous impact they will have on the economy. This comes just over a week after SQM Research confirmed that Labor’s housing taxes could increase rents …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

$68m Funding for ACT Health Plan – 29 March 2019

The Liberal-National Government is investing more than $68 million to deliver better health care to the people of the ACT. This will include improved access to primary care services, including mental health, especially for young people, help for people with eating disorders, drug and alcohol rehabilitation services, new critical hospital infrastructure, research, and improved care for senior Australians living in …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

Major upgrades to the Monaro Highway to keep Canberra moving – 27 March 2019

Major safety improvements to key intersections along the Monaro Highway will improve traffic flow, with design work starting later this week, announced today by Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja and ACT Minister for Roads Chris Steel. The Monaro Highway upgrades are supported by the Commonwealth Government and ACT Government with up to $200 million in funding committed to the …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

CANBERRA RETIREES FACE $1,800 HIT UNDER LABOR TAX GRAB – 25 March 2019

Canberra retirees will have around $1,800 ripped from their pockets every year under Labor’s retiree tax, new data from the ATO has revealed. “This is an unfair and arbitrary tax targeting around 15,000 retirees in the ACT who have done nothing wrong, except diligently plan and save for their retirement,” Senator Seselja said. “Canberrans will have their chance to have …

Continue reading
April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

PROJECT BOOYAH! TO RUN AGAIN THANKS TO GRANT – 25 March 2019

The successful early intervention program run by Canberra PCYC, Project Booyah!, is running again in 2019 following a $710,837 grant from the Liberal-National Government to support this life changing program. Project Booyah aims to holistically address a young person’s disengagement from education and community in order to build resilience and prevent future involvement in antisocial behaviours, substance misuse, self-harm or …

Continue reading