July 21, 2021 | Media Releases

How much unchecked power should 13 people have?

Opinion piece – Canberra Times 21 July 2021 How much unchecked power should 13 people have? The question needs to be asked in the context of the debate over whether Territories should have the right to legislate on assisted suicide. Because make no mistake – those arguing for the ACT to be able to legislate on assisted suicide are arguing …

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May 27, 2021 | Media Releases

27 May 2021 – MORE CAMPING AND FISHING FUN IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

The Morrison Government is investing $141,000 for four projects across the Australian Capital Territory to upgrade infrastructure and facilities under the Australian Government’s $20 million Recreational Fishing and Camping Facilities Program. Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja said the four new projects were aimed to improve facilities for the recreational fishing and camping community in the ACT. “These new projects …

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May 11, 2021 | Media Releases

11 May 2021 – A PLAN FOR THE COUNTRY THAT DELIVERS FOR CANBERRA

Throughout 2020, the Government acted to protect lives and livelihoods. The 2021-22 Budget sets out the next step in the Liberal-National Government’s plan to secure our economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our plan for the country is delivering for Canberra, and for everyday Canberrans, by creating jobs, guaranteeing essential services, and building a more resilient and secure Australia,” Senator …

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May 6, 2021 | Media Releases

6 May 2021 – SUPPORT FOR CANBERRANS WITH ASBESTOS RELATED ILLNESS

The Australian Government recognises the suffering of Canberrans who have developed an asbestos related illness after living in a Mr Fluffy home. The Government will contribute up to $8 million towards the establishment an Australian Capital Territory Asbestos Disease Assistance Scheme, to provide support for these Canberrans. Minister Hunt and Senator Seselja voiced their appreciation for the tireless advocacy by …

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March 4, 2021 | Media Releases

4 March 2021 – CREATING JOBS AND BUILDING BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CANBERRA

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered in Canberra thanks to funding from the Australian and Australian Capital Territory Governments. ACT Minister for Transport and City Services Chris Steel said the ACT Government would join with the Commonwealth to invest in improved safety on the Territory’s road network, supporting the local economy and creating jobs. “With this funding, …

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February 18, 2021 | Media Releases

18 February 2021 – $6 MILLION IN ROAD SAFETY FUNDING FLOWS ACROSS CANBERRA

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered in Canberra thanks to funding from the Australian and Australian Capital Territory Governments. ACT Minister for Transport and City Services Chris Steel said the ACT Government would join with the Commonwealth to invest in improved safety on the Territory’s road network, supporting the local economy and creating jobs. “With this funding, …

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February 18, 2021 | Media Releases

18 February 2021 – CAFÉ TO ADD VIBRANCY TO LAKE BURLEY GRIFFIN

Canberrans will soon be able to enjoy a café or dining experience right on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin at the newly transformed Regatta Point function centre, with the announcement of the Hospitality Services Licence being awarded to Grand Pacific Group (GPG).  Assistant Minster for Regional Development and Territories, Nola Marino, announced the awarding of the licence today. “The …

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January 28, 2021 | Media Releases

28 January 2021 – FEDERAL FUNDING TO GET ACT’S COMMONWEALTH AVENUE BRIDGE UPGRADE ON TRACK

The Australian Government has today announced funding for an important infrastructure project to boost the nation’s capital – the upgrade of Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Australian Government’s commitment of $137 million for the bridge upgrade was a big win for Canberra. “This investment ensures this important …

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December 15, 2020 | Media Releases

15 December 2020 – SEAPLANE TOUCHES DOWN ON LAKE BURLEY GRIFFIN

Today is a historic day in the National Capital, with a Seaplane touching down in Lake Burley Griffin from Rose Bay, Sydney Harbour for the first time. Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories, Nola Marino MP said the establishment of a new regional air transport network connecting Sydney to Canberra will no doubt foster growth in regional aviation and …

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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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