Delivering Safer Communities In Rye And Hastings

I am delighted that a re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $200,000 for the installation of CCTV cameras in the Rye shopping precinct and on the foreshore. The funding has been committed under the Coalition’s $40 million Safer Communities Fund. This is an issue the community has been lobbying for since the tragic death of David…

Woolamai Beach & Phillip Island Tourist Road Intersection Upgrade

Motorists on Phillip Island will benefit under a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government with $275,000 for the construction of a new roundabout in Cape Woolamai. “Phillip Island residents have long been concerned with the state of this intersection, which provides a crucial link for residents and tourists to Cape Woolamai,” Mr Hunt said. “Upgrades to the…

Commonwealth funds begin to flow for new Health and Medical Hub at Cowes

An exciting milestone in the development of the Phillip Island Health & Medical Hub has taken place, with the first tranche of Australian Government funding transferred to Victoria. The $500,000 in funding is for the preparation of detailed design plans for the new health facility, with construction due to begin early next year. A further…

New Mobile Base Stations for Shoreham and Red Hill

I am delighted that Shoreham, Red Hill and surrounding areas will receive improved mobile phone coverage under a re-elected Turnbull Government as part of an additional $60 million commitment to extend the successful Mobile Black Spot Program. Many residents from these areas have approached me about inadequate or practically non-existent mobile reception and this commitment…

Phillip Island enters superfast broadband era as nbn goes live

I am pleased to announce that superfast broadband connections has been switched-on in Phillip Island, with the first nbn services now available to around 2,000 homes and businesses. This marks the first nbn areas to go live on Phillip Island with a further 3,700 homes and businesses due to come online in the next two…

Housing Support For People With Disability In Flinders

People with disability in the electorate of Flinders will benefit from $1 million in Commonwealth funding to support the development and upgrading of specialist accommodation. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, said up to $10 million in Commonwealth funding would be provided across Australia to support projects designed to provide accommodation for people with a disability who…

Work for the Dole project provides community benefit

Flinders MP Greg Hunt visited the Western Port Community Centre on Thursday to inspect a caravan that had been refurbished by a group of Work for the Dole participants. Mr Hunt said the project had helped provide participants with valuable skills in woodwork and metalwork. “It was a pleasure to meet with members of Western…

Delivering an additional $3.9 million for peninsula sports, bringing total package to $5.9 million

A re-elected Turnbull Liberal Team will invest an additional $3.9 million across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula to upgrade and build new sports facilities, bringing its total local sports commitment to $5.9 million. The Peninsula Sports Package includes: $2 million towards supporting women’s sports, including;  $410,000 for Peninsula Senior Strikers at Centenary Park; …

Coalition to deliver $2 million for purpose built athletics track for the Mornington Peninsula

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $2 million to deliver a new purpose-built athletics track for the Mornington Peninsula. The project will: • help deliver a purpose-built International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) compliant and accredited athletics facility for the Mornington Peninsula; • assist in construction of a synthetic 400-metre circular track, facilities for all…