Kicking goals for Somerville Soccer Club

The Somerville Eagles Soccer Club’s upgraded home at Barber Reserve in Somerville moved one step closer this month, with $200,000 in funding delivered to the Mornington Peninsula Shire.   The upgrades will significantly improve facilities at the Reserve, including new covered areas, replacement of the current coach boxes, pedestrian upgrades, as well as a reworking…

$25 million delivered for National Centre of Coasts and Climate at Point Nepean

The Morrison Government is investing $25 million for the construction one of the world’s great marine and oceanographic research and education centres on the historic site of the Quarantine Station Precinct at Point Nepean, Victoria. The four-year grant agreement has been finalised with the University of Melbourne, in collaboration with Monash University, to build the…

Helping small business lower power bills

As the economy recovers from COVID19, the Morrison Government is helping small businesses to lower their power bills. From 6 July, small businesses across Australia can apply for a share in $9 million of grants under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program. Up to $20,000 will be available to small businesses with an annual turnover…

Stage one funding delivered for Balnarring pedestrian safety upgrades

Balnarring residents are moving closer to much-needed upgrades to Frankston-Flinders Road, with stage one in Federal Government funding delivered to the Victorian Government for pedestrian safety upgrades. To date, $230,000 has been provided to the Victorian Government for the project, with detailed planning currently underway. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said…

Stage one funding delivered for Forest Drive and Uralla Road

Two of the most notorious and dangerous intersections on the Mornington Peninsula have received a welcome boost, with stage one Federal funding delivered for upgrades at Forest Drive and Uralla Road in Mount Martha. To date, $990,000 has been provided to the Victorian Government for development works at these intersections, with detailed planning currently underway.…

$3.5 million delivered for Mornington Peninsula Freeway upgrades

Motorists on the southern Mornington Peninsula are moving closer to the removal of one of the region’s most notorious bottlenecks, with $3.5 million in stage one funding delivered for upgrades to the Mornington Peninsula Freeway.   As part of a 2019 election commitment, the Australian Government has paid $3.5 million to date to the Victorian…

$4.8 million boost for Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

The Mornington Peninsula Shire will be provided with more than $4.8 million as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects, through local governments across Australia.   The investment will support local jobs and businesses and boost local economies struggling under the effects of COVID-19.   Federal…

Funding boost for local volunteers this National Volunteer Week

This week marks National Volunteer Week and seventeen local community groups on the Mornington Peninsula will benefit from a share in $9 million of federal funding to support local volunteers across Australia.   The grants awarded are between $1,000 and $5,000, and will enable organisations on the Mornington Peninsula to better support their volunteers to…

Improving hygiene in Mornington Peninsula schools

The Morrison Government will provide an additional $10 million to improve COVID-19 hygiene measures in non-government schools that plan to have 50 per cent of their students back in the classroom by June 1. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said non-government schools on the Mornington Peninsula would benefit from the additional…

Vocational education and training goes online

As COVID-19 has changed the way we work, train and study, the Morrison Government is working to deliver more training online for residents of the Mornington Peninsula.   The Government last month launched the improved and repurposed My Skills website which will now focus on online training for Australians looking to upskill during the COVID-19…