Flinders community helping in war on wild rabbits

The Federal Government is trialling a new virus next year at seven sites across the electorate to curb rabbit populations and their devastating impact on agricultural production and native ecosystems. This will include areas where rabbits wreak havoc on native flora and fauna such as Balnarring, Cranbourne South, French Island, Phillip Island, Mount Martha and…

Grants assist young science and maths students to test their skills

Budding science and maths students have more opportunities to compete against the best in Australia and around the world through new government funding for a range of science, technology, engineering and maths activities. As part of the Turnbull Government’s National Science and Innovation Agenda, grants of up to $5000 per student and $20,000 per application…

3AW Drive – Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE… Topics: Superannuation, Sam Dastyari, political donations, Islamic State TOM ELLIOTT: Okay, our next guest is the Minister for Science and Innovation. Greg Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon, Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: Now, there's three things I want to ask you about: superannuation, political donations, and Islamic State. Let's start with superannuation. What…

New buildings open horizons for students at Newhaven College

Newhaven College will be able to expand its facilities on Phillip Island thanks to a federal funding grant. Flinders MP Greg Hunt said it was terrific to be able to fund projects that directly benefitted local young people. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that Newhaven College on Phillip Island will be able to build…