Planning a Secure Water Future for the Peninsula

The Morrison Government is providing a further $22.3 million for the development of business cases for eight water infrastructure projects that will help secure Australia’s water future, with one being the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Tyabb-Somerville Recycled Water Irrigation scheme.   The Tyabb-Somerville Recycled Water Irrigation Scheme is located in the Tyabb, Somerville and Pearcedale agricultural…

Peninsula Parents to Receive Child Care Break

The Morrison Government will invest an additional $1.7 billion investment in child care as part of the 2021-22 Budget, boosting support for Mornington Peninsula families and beyond.   The changes, which will support low and middle income earners, will cut the cost of child care and improve the capability of working parents to take on…

12 Local Projects to Receive $67,000 in Powering Communities Grants

Community groups across the Mornington Peninsula Shire will be supported to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions through the Morrison Government’s Powering Communities Program.   Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Powering Communities grants are now open for incorporated non-for-profit organisations, with up to 12 projects receiving grants between $5,000…

AGL withdraws Crib Point EPBC proposal

Today, AGL have formally withdrawn their referral for a proposed gas import facility at Crib Point. In accordance with section 170C of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act); AGL have formally withdrawn their project from consideration. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP thanked the Mornington Peninsula community for…

Golf Links Road Upgrade Closer to Teeing Off

Drivers in Somerville, Baxter and Langwarrin South are a step closer to safer, smoother and more reliable journeys, with a contract awarded to upgrade the 6 way roundabout between Golf Links Road and Baxter Tooradin Road. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, said the project will provide the much needed upgrade to…

Supporting Cerberus, $37,000 Grant for Cerberus Community Hub Approved

Our valued Australian Defence Force (ADF) community have received a funding boost under the Morrison Government’s Family Support Funding Program (FSFP).   Federal Member for Flinders, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the Cerberus Community Hub would receive $37,000 under the program, which will enable Defence families across the Mornington Peninsula Shire to connect and…

Victorian Government Joins Commonwealth In Supporting Youth Mental Health Hub

In good news for the southern Mornington Peninsula, the Victorian Government has joined the Morrison Government in providing funding for the Southern Peninsula Youth Mental Health Hub.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, welcomed the investment from the Victorian Government following two years of community campaigning following Commonwealth investment.   “As…

Anzac Day 2021 – Service Locations on the Mornington Peninsula

Anzac Day 2020 was one we will never forget. In 2021, the Mornington Peninsula will return to in-person services. PLEASE NOTE: Some of these services are ticketed, please contact organisers for more information Local Services include: Crib Point March 10.40am Crib Point RSL Service 11am Tingira Place Dromana Dawn Service 6.15am Peninsula Club, Dromana March…

More support for travel agents on the Mornington Peninsula

Travel agents on the Mornington Peninsula can benefit from sharing in additional funding support of $130 million from the Morrison Government.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said local travel agents should apply for funding support in Round 2 of the COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program, which opens later this month.…