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 …

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April 3, 2019 | Media Releases

CANBERRANS TO BENEFIT FROM NEW MRI LICENCE – 12 March 2019

Patients throughout the ACT will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions, with the Liberal-National Government announcing a new MRI licence for Canberra Imaging Group at Calvary Bruce Private Hospital. This MRI licence means Canberrans will be able to access a Medicare rebate for an estimated 3,712 services a year – saving …

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February 6, 2019 | Media Releases

$10 MILLION FOR RESEARCH INTO PRECISION MEDICINES

The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in research that will help use a person’s DNA and their environment to help create personalised medicine. The funding will go to Australian National University (ANU) for the Phenomics Translation Initiative, a two year program to develop new diagnostic and treatment options for people living with chronic and debilitating diseases including lupus, …

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June 14, 2018 | Media Releases

Local Businesses on Show in Paris

From specialising in ballistic plates and digital targeting through to remote weapons systems, local businesses XTEK and EOS Defence Systems will have the chance to make valuable connections in the European market as they showcase their products at the 2018 Eurosatory Tradeshow in Paris. XTEK and EOS Defence Systems will travel to Paris, France as part of Team Defence Australia …

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May 30, 2018 | Media Releases

Tackling the scourge of ice in the ACT

The Coalition Government is delivering on our strategy to tackle the scourge of ice in our communities, with another four Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) being established in the ACT. Under the program, partnerships work together to empower and education communities to prevent and reduce the harms of alcohol and other drugs in their community. Senator for the ACT, Zed …

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May 10, 2018 | Media Releases

Budget 2018: Good for Canberra, Good for the Nation

The ACT is a big winner in tonight’s budget, with record investment from the Coalition Government in our hospitals and schools, a huge boost for our roads, as well as tax relief for ACT families. “Under the Coalition Government’s economic plan record jobs are being created, investment is rising and the budget is strengthening.  This means that we can guarantee …

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March 13, 2018 | Media Releases

Dame Enid Lyons’ legacy honoured

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SERVICES, DAN TEHAN, AND ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DR DAVID GILLESPIE The Department of Social Services’ (DSS) national office building in Canberra was today named after Dame Enid Lyons, former Liberal politician, the first woman elected to the House of Representatives, and the first to sit in a Federal Cabinet. Dame …

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