Entrepreneurship facilitators to help older Australians work for themselves

The Turnbull Government’s 2018–19 Budget includes the More Choices for a Longer Life package, which invests in a range of jobs and skills measures, including help for older Australians to explore self-employment. The $189.7 million package includes $17.7 million for an expansion of the Entrepreneurship Facilitators program to 20 additional locations to promote self-employment among…

Funding secured for Phillip Island Vietnam Veterans Museum

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, is pleased to announce a significant $5 million investment by the Turnbull Government into the Phillip Island Vietnam Veterans Museum. The Museum has collected over 20,000 artefacts from the campaign, educated locals on an often forgotten war and provided a focal point for Vietnam Veterans across…

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A Budget that delivers for Flinders

Residents from the Mornington Peninsula, Bass Coast, Western Port, Cardinia and Casey are all set to benefit from the Turnbull Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy, the Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said today. “Under the Government’s economic plan jobs are being created, investment is rising…

Full steam ahead for Baxter rail electrification and duplication

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP and Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP were thrilled to help secure the Coalition Government’s $225 million investment into the duplication and electrification of the Frankston rail line to Baxter. The electrification project is expected to create almost 4,000 jobs and provide much needed relief…

New Senior School for Newhaven College

Students and staff at Newhaven College in Phillip Island will have full use of a new Senior School thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, officially opened the school’s new Senior School and Science, Arts & Technology Wing today and took a tour of the new…

$500 Grants available for Local Sporting Champions

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP has urged young athletes to apply for a Local Sporting Champions grant to help support their involvement in sport. “The Coalition Government is committed to getting Australian kids more active, more often,” Minister Hunt said. “That’s why I’m encouraging young athletes, coaches and officials from around…

$500 Grants available for Local Sporting Champions

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP has urged young athletes to apply for a Local Sporting Champions grant to help support their involvement in sport. “The Coalition Government is committed to getting Australian kids more active, more often,” Minister Hunt said. “That’s why I’m encouraging young athletes, coaches and officials from around…

Medical research into flesh-eating ulcer

The Turnbull Government is providing $1.5 million in medical research funding to help better understand the flesh eating Buruli ulcer and reduce its spread in Australia.  This funding will be used by the University of Melbourne to study mosquitoes in areas around Victoria where Buruli ulcers have been reported.  There has recently been a spike…