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Latest news: Federal Government

Federal Government: More support for child sexual abuse survivor

The government is investing $33 million in National Redress Scheme services to increase support for institutional child abuse survivors.

Federal Government: APS reforms & financial hardship counselling

A bill to amend the Public Service Act 1999 has passed the Senate, and the government has boosted funding for financial counselling services.

$350 million for the ACT in 2024-25 Budget

The 2024–25 Budget will inject more than $350 million into Canberra, finance minister Senator Katy Gallagher has announced.

ACT Greens: Federal Budget ‘unsurprising and uninspiring’

The ACT Greens say the 2024 Federal Budget disappoints, failing to deliver cost-of-living support for those doing it tough.

Pocock: Budget must put people first and help Canberra catch up

Senator David Pocock says the budget must support those suffering from the cost-of-living crisis and invest in health, education and housing.

Federal Budget funding a lifeline for Canberra Symphony Orchestra

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra has received a critical funding boost from the Federal Government in this week's Budget.

Gorman Arts Centre upgrade: ACT Government submits DA

The ACT Government submitted the Development Application for the Gorman Arts Centre upgrade project this week.

Federal Government: $250 million for Australian Institute of Sport

The Federal Government will invest $249.7 million in the Australian Institute of Sport in next week's Budget.

Federal government: More funding for ACT light rail planning

The Federal Government has announced it will provide $50 million to plan for Stage 2B of the Canberra Light Rail.

Fit the Bill: Federal government defence statement a slap in the face of the ADF on the eve of Anzac Day

Anzac Day is probably the most sacred day, and for good reason, in the Australian calendar.

ACT Government fulfils Murray-Darling water recovery obligations

The ACT and Federal Governments have reached an agreement over water recovery under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Senator Pocock: Government must protect subcontractors

Senator Pocock maintains the Federal Government must stop subcontractors being left out of pocket when construction companies collapse.

Federal government urged to end discrimination by life insurers

Senator David Pocock and others say Australians with a family history of cancer or illness are avoiding life-saving genetic tests.

Work begins on Molonglo River Bridge

Construction has begun on the first stage of works on the Molonglo River Bridge, the Australian and ACT Governments announced.

Road works: $230.5 million to upgrade Monaro Highway

Work on the new Lanyon Drive Interchange, the first of three interchanges planned for the Monaro Highway, has begun

Changes to Stage 3 tax cuts pass House of Representatives

A redistribution of stage three tax cuts towards middle- and lower-income Australians has passed the House of Representatives.