Planning a Secure Water Future for the Peninsula

The Morrison Government is providing a further $22.3 million for the development of business cases for eight water infrastructure projects that will help secure Australia’s water future, with one being the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Tyabb-Somerville Recycled Water Irrigation scheme.   The Tyabb-Somerville Recycled Water Irrigation Scheme is located in the Tyabb, Somerville and Pearcedale agricultural…

12 Local Projects to Receive $67,000 in Powering Communities Grants

Community groups across the Mornington Peninsula Shire will be supported to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions through the Morrison Government’s Powering Communities Program.   Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Powering Communities grants are now open for incorporated non-for-profit organisations, with up to 12 projects receiving grants between $5,000…

AGL withdraws Crib Point EPBC proposal

Today, AGL have formally withdrawn their referral for a proposed gas import facility at Crib Point. In accordance with section 170C of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act); AGL have formally withdrawn their project from consideration. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP thanked the Mornington Peninsula community for…

Victorian Government Joins Commonwealth In Supporting Youth Mental Health Hub

In good news for the southern Mornington Peninsula, the Victorian Government has joined the Morrison Government in providing funding for the Southern Peninsula Youth Mental Health Hub.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, welcomed the investment from the Victorian Government following two years of community campaigning following Commonwealth investment.   “As…