Transcript – 3AW Drive interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE… Topics: Turnbull Government support to secure jobs in Portland community; TOM ELLIOTT: Joining us on the line now, he's now the Health Minister but until very recently he was the federal Industry Minister, Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon, Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: You're a member of a free market…

Turnbull Government secures jobs for Alcoa workers

The Turnbull Government welcomes the announcement today that the Alcoa Portland Aluminium Smelter will remain open into the next decade. This is great news for the workers at the Alcoa smelter and the community of Portland. A power supply failure to Alcoa last month caused damage to production lines and significantly reduced the operating capacity…

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…