Remembrance Day Centenary pack arrives in Flinders schools

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP is pleased to announce schools around the Flinders Electorate will soon be receiving their annual educational kits in preparation for Remembrance Day, this year marking the centenary of the First World War Armistice.   “Australians around the country know 11 November as Remembrance Day, but not…

Statement

I am honoured and humbled to be sworn in today as Minister for Health in the Morrison Government. It is a role with immense responsibility, touching the lives of every Australian and I am delighted to continue my work which is improving the health of all Australians. The last week has been a challenging time…

$30 million Safer Communities Fund applications now open

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has called on local councils and community organisations in Flinders to apply for a share of up to $1 million in funding through the Australian Government’s Safer Communities Fund.   The Safer Communities Fund is an Australian Government commitment to keep Australians safe and secure by…

Volunteer Grants open for organisations in Flinders

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP has called on community organisations from around the electorate to apply for a share of up to $20 million in funding to support the efforts of their volunteers.   Minister Hunt said applications for the Volunteer Grants round were now open.   “Volunteers make vital contributions…

Delivering headspace services for Bass Coast and South Gippsland

Better support services for young Australians are on the way to the Bass Coast and South Gippsland thanks to the establishment of headspace services in Wonthaggi.   Gippsland PHN has announced Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) as the lead agency to establish and deliver headspace services for Bass Coast and South Gippsland, based out of a…

Cardinia and Casey families helping to reduce landfill

Residents of Casey and Cardinia Shire will help divert up to 120,000 tonnes of waste – some 12,000 truckloads – from landfill each year, thanks to a $38 million commitment by the Turnbull Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.   A new $65 million composting facility will collect food and organic waste from the…

Investment in sport infrastructure to build stronger communities

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP has encouraged local sporting groups from around the community to apply for funding as part of the Australian Government’s $29.7 million Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program.   The Program will enable sport and community organisations to apply for grants up to $500,000 to upgrade sporting infrastructure…

Bass Coast Breakers put on footy showcase for organ donation

This Sunday, the Bass Coast Breakers will host their second annual DonateLife Women’s Football Showcase at Dalyston Recreation Reserve. The Club received $6,780 through the Australian Government’s Community Awareness Grants Program to encourage more local community members to discuss with their families and register to become organ and tissue donors. The showcase coincides with DonateLife…

$328 million available to help financially vulnerable Australians

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has called on local service providers to apply for funding to help them support financially vulnerable Australians access critical services in times of need. Minister Hunt said the Turnbull Government was providing $328 million in grant funding for community organisations to administer financial crisis assistance and…

Greg Hunt laces up for autism in 2018

In October and November this year, Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP will embark on his third 500km Walk for Autism around the electorate to increase awareness for Australians living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). From the 29th October to the 16th November 2018, Minister Hunt will visit schools and local towns…