Flinders councils to share in $9.865million through local government grants

I am pleased that we are able to provide greater assistance to local councils though the Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme. Residents across the Mornington Peninsula, Bass Coast, Cardinia and Casey councils will benefit from the $9.65 million in Financial Assistance Grants for the Flinders electorate. Councils will be able to spend this untied grant…

Indigenous Advisory Committee to provide environmental management advice

Today I am pleased to announce the membership of the newly reconstituted Indigenous Advisory Committee. This committee is an important advisory group that will provide both myself and my Department with sound and ongoing advice on cultural and natural resource management under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). When it comes…