Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, today announced two Canberra organisations would receive Government funding to support local community projects that honoured Australia’s military history.

Read more: Senator Seselja praises local commemorative projects

It was pleasing to see the good work of Canberrans be acknowledged publicly in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list on Monday. 

 

It is a significant achievement to be awarded a Queens Birthday Honour Award  – one which I am sure each of the recipients did not necessarily aspire to in making the contribution they made.

 

A full list of ACT recipients can be found below: 

Read more: Queen's Birthday Honour List

 

A Canberra exporter could become Australia's exporter of the year.

Read more: Celebrating ACT Exporters

Work on the new national office for the Department of Social Services (DSS) in Tuggeranong is only months away from completion. 

Read more: New DSS headquarters in Tuggeranong almost complete

The Australian National University and CSIRO will receive almost $800,000 in grant funding for projects that will team everyday Australians with scientists.

Read more: Funding boost to mobilise Australia’s citizen scientists