Giving back to volunteer organisations

During National Volunteer Week, May 8-14, I am pleased to congratulate a number of local volunteer organisations on receiving grants. Volunteers help make our communities happier places by providing invaluable support to many residents. I am delighted that 20 organisations in the local area have received grants totalling $63,329. These grants are awarded in recognition…

$25,000 in Commonwealth funding for Bass Coast Health to conduct study into after-hours medical care

Bass Coast Health has received $25,000 to conduct a feasibility study into options for after-hours care at the new Phillip Island Medical and Health Hub. Federal Member for Flinders and Minister for Health Greg Hunt MP said the Federally-funded study would identify the best models of care for visitors and residents on Phillip Island. “Lead…

Balnarring Bowls Club cuts the cost of power with the addition of solar through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt visited the Balnarring Bowls Club to see the new solar panels and battery storage that have been installed thanks to funding under Round Two of the Stronger Communities Program. “The Balnarring Bowls Club has used its $9,950 grant to install solar panels and battery storage at the club,” Mr…