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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December 3, 2020 | Media Releases

3 December 2020 – FAIR REPRESENTATION FOR THE ACT

Fair representation for the ACT and the NT has passed the Senate today. Originally, Labor introduced a proposal that would guarantee 2 seats as a minimum for people of the Northern Territory but only one seat for the ACT. This was supported by every Labor member for the ACT, including Senator Gallagher and MPs Andrew Leigh, Alicia Payne and David …

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December 1, 2020 | Media Releases

1 December 2020 – SUPPORT OUR CHARITIES ON GIVING TUESDAY

Today is the seventh year we are celebrating Giving Tuesday in Australia, a global initiative to highlight and support the great work our charities do, and an opportunity to give back to our local communities. Giving Tuesday is the perfect chance to reflect and, if you can, give back to those who have given so much. I have the privilege …

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November 22, 2020 | Media Releases

22 November 2020 – SESELJA RE-ENDORSED BY CANBERRA LIBERALS

Today Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja has been re-endorsed as the Canberra Liberals Senate Candidate in the next federal election. “It is an absolute honour to represent the people of Canberra as a Senator for the ACT, and I am grateful to be re-endorsed by the members of the Canberra Liberals,” Senator Seselja said. “I look forward to continuing to …

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November 16, 2020 | Media Releases

16 November 2020 – NATIONAL GALLERY FORESHORE PATH REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC

An improved and safer pathway that also connects Lake Burley Griffin to National Sculpture Garden, within the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), was opened today by Senator Zed Seselja, Senator for the ACT. “The investment in these upgrades comes on top of more than $1 billion in new investments announced in the ACT by the Liberal-National Government in the past …

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October 6, 2020 | Media Releases

6 October 2020 – OUR ECONOMIC PLAN DELIVERS FOR CANBERRANS, OUR LOCAL ECONOMY, BUISNESS, AND INDUSTRY

The Liberal-National Government has continued to deliver for Canberra with the unveiling of the 2020-21 Budget. Our Economic Recovery Plan for Australia will create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure our future, by building on the biggest investment in Canberra by a Commonwealth Government in a generation. Under our plan, around 230,000 taxpayers in the ACT will receive tax relief …

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