April 24, 2019 | Media Releases

JUGGERNAUTS TO CHARGE AHEAD WITH FEDERAL GRANT! – 24 April 2019

The Liberal-National government is investing in our local sporting facilities by delivering $50,000 to the Molonglo Juggernauts AFL Club to upgrade and improve the facilities at Stirling Oval to help increase and diversify participation and get more Canberrans involved in sport. The investment is part of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant program that is upgrading local facilities across Australia and …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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November 21, 2018 | Media Releases

SMART CITY PROJECT TO INCREASE ACT HOUSING CLIENT AUTONOMY

ACT Housing clients will have more autonomy over their housing needs with a new online service to be developed thanks to funding through the Smart Cities Program, Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja announced today. The Federal Government is delivering $668,000 to develop an online service allowing public housing clients to search for suitable residence options – meaning the clients …

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September 25, 2018 | Media Releases

Major Expansion of Clare Holland House

Families who rely on palliative care services in the ACT will have access to better facilities and services with a major expansion of Clare Holland House announced today by the Australian and ACT Governments in partnership with The Snow Foundation. High quality and accessible palliative care is a crucial part of Australia’s world-class health care system. Federal Minister for Health, …

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May 8, 2018 | Media Releases

Smooth driving ahead for Monaro and Barton Highways

The Australian Government announced that funding has been allocated to upgrading the Monaro and Barton Highways in the 2018/19 Federal Budget.  Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for the ACT, welcomed the announcement of the $200 million commitment from the Coalition Government this morning. “The Coalition Government has committed a $100 million investment in the Monaro Highway Upgrade Package, important infrastructure funding …

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April 30, 2018 | Media

Joint Media Release: Making the ACT more inclusive

THE HON DAN TEHAN MP Minister for Social Services SENATOR THE HON ZED SESELJA Liberal Senator for the ACT The Turnbull Government will provide $2.7 million to make the Australian Capital Territory more inclusive for people with disability. The Government is providing grants for 17 projects through the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) component of the National Disability Insurance …

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March 28, 2018 | Media Releases

Funding for exploration and research to secure jobs for the future

Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan this morning announced $50 million of Australian Government funding for research aimed at better equipping the mining and resources sector to manage future challenges. Minister Canavan said the funding will come from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) program that supports industry-led collaborations …

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