Government enhances protections for Phillip Island small businesses

Phillip Island small businesses will have increased protections under Australian consumer law, thanks to new laws passed by the Turnbull Government. Changes to Australian unfair contract terms under consumer law will provide close to 900 small businesses on Phillip Island the same protections as available to consumers, following an extensive consultation and implementation period. This…

$60,000 for bushfire mitigation on the Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula will receive $60,000 in disaster resilience funding to better prepare local communities from the threat of bushfires. Funding will be provided to the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council under the Federal Government’s $15 million National Bushfire Mitigation Program. This money will be used to construct a fire access track, apply additional fuel management…

$1.2million for new buildings at St Brendan’s Primary School in Somerville

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was pleased to announce federal funding for St Brendan’s Primary School. “I am pleased to announce that St Brendan’s Primary School in Somerville will receive $1.2 million in Commonwealth Government funding for new classrooms,” Mr Hunt said. “This funding, provided through the Capital Grants Programme (CGP), will…