State Budget a test for Victorian Labor

Monday’s Victorian Budget provides a stern test as to how seriously the Victorian Labor Government takes investment on the Mornington Peninsula.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said he hoped Victorian Labor would join with the Federal Coalition Government to invest into the Peninsula community.   “For five months, the Labor…

$250,000 for RM Hooper Reserve

A re-elected Liberal National Government will invest $250,000 to upgrade Mornington Peninsula Shire facilities at RM Hooper Reserve in Tuerong. Liberal Member for Flinders, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the investment would not just benefit the local Tuerong community, but the whole of Western Port. “Backing on to Bittern Bushland Reserve, RM Hooper Reserve…

$300,000 for Point Leo Surf Life Saving Club

A re-elected Liberal National Government will invest $300,000 into stage two of redevelopment at the Point Leo Surf Life Saving Club.   Stage two works will include infrastructure upgrades, including:   A new boardwalk External amenities such as outdoor showers A barbeque terrace Infrastructure improvements to meeting places   Liberal Member for Flinders, the Hon.…

Liberal National Government to invest $300,000 into Hinterland Environmental Water Scheme

A re-elected Liberal National Government will invest $300,000 into the design of a business case for the Hinterland Environmental Water Scheme (HEWS).   The Scheme proposes redirecting Class A treated water from the current Gunnamatta outflow to Hinterland farmers, providing the potential to enhance agricultural production.   Liberal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt…

$300,000 to support Western Port Biosphere

A re-elected Liberal National Government will invest up to $300,000 over the next three years to support the continuing operations of the Western Port Biosphere.   The $100,000 per annum funding will allow the Biosphere to expand their conservation efforts, including continued on-ground work on monitoring native Southern Brown Bandicoot populations, the UNESCO Ramsar wetlands…