Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League kicking goals thanks to the Federal Government’s $150,000 Stronger Communities Program

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was thrilled to visit BlueScope Reserve in Hastings to see upgrades completed through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League was one of nine local groups that received funding under Round Two of the program. “I am delighted the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football…

Australian telescope project helps unlock history and secrets of the universe

One of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes, based in the Western Australian outback, has begun processing mind-boggling amounts of data which will help scientists explore the secrets and history of the Universe. The antennas of CSIRO’s $188 million Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope are now processing 5.2 terabytes of data per second…

Australian Scientists create time on New Year’s Day

One of the country’s leading research facilities will create time on New Year’s Day, keeping Australia in sync with the rest of the world. Immediately before 11:00:00 am (AEDT) on New Year’s Day, Australian measurement scientists at the National Measurement Institute (NMI) will add an extra second to their super-accurate atomic clocks, to account for…

MELBOURNE DOORSTOP

Topics: Opening of Ford’s Asia Pacific Product Development Centre; Alcoa; GREG HUNT: What we've seen today is that there is a long term future for the automotive sector in Australia. It's essentially in the research and development, design, the engineering side. Australians can be and are world-class automotive engineering researchers, developers, designers, and engineers. This…

ABC Melbourne Drive Interview with Nicole Chavstek

E&OE… Topics: Opening of Ford’s Asia Pacific Product Development Centre; Alcoa; Cory Bernardi NICOLE CHVASTEK: Greg Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Nicole. NICOLE CHVASTEK: How do you like the sound of the Cory Bernardi party? GREG HUNT: Look, I have a suspicion that all of this is wildly overstated. I've got a…