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Civic Reserve Opens

Mornington athletes and soccer stars have plenty of reasons to get out and get active today with the official opening of a new athletics track and four soccer fields at Civic Reserve in Mornington. Following three years of construction on the $6.5 million facility, Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP joined with members…

Roads to Recovery funding drives onto the Mornington Peninsula

A notorious bottleneck on the Mornington Peninsula is set to receive over $1.5 million in federal funding for upgrades thanks to the Morrison Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.   Bentons Road between Derril Road and the Mooroduc Highway will receive $1.62 million in upgrades, with construction set to start early next year.   Federal Member…

New facilities at St Brendan’s School Somerville

Students from prep to year six will benefit from new and upgraded classrooms at St Brendan’s in Somerville, funded in part by a $1,200,000 Capital Grants Program injection by the Morrison Government.   Federal member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, yesterday opened new learning spaces and refurbished administration areas at the school, saying…

New Crib Point Fire Station opens

Locals in Western Port will be better protected for the upcoming fire season following the official opening of the Crib Point CFA’s new fire station.   The new station gives the CFA two new truck bays, increased height in the motor pool to allow for more modern tankers, a breathing apparatus repair room, as well…

Greener times for Mount Martha Bowls Club

Lovers of lawn bowls on the Mornington Peninsula will be able to put their forehand and backhand draw into practice more often, following the completion of $230,000 upgrades at the Mount Martha Bowls Club.   With the help of a $25,000 Community Development Grant from the Morrison Government, the Club has replaced their old, dilapidated…

Grant changes to allow more commemorative projects to be funded on the Mornington Peninsula

Commemorative projects on the Mornington Peninsula may benefit from a funding boost and increased eligibility thanks to the Morrison Government’s Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program.   The revised guidelines will see a shift in focus to conflicts post the First World War, and encourage multimedia and digital projects including documentaries, digital honour rolls…

New Grants Available to help the Mornington Peninsula get active

The Morrison Government’s $19.6 million Driving Social Inclusion through Sport and Physical Activity grants program is open now.   Local not-for-profit organisations including community organisations, sporting organisations and local government entities are invited to apply to assist Australians to get more involved in more sport and recreational activities.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon.…

2020 Flinders Seniors Guide now available

Senior residents on the Mornington Peninsula will now have an easier way to find and contact local services, thanks to the Flinders 2020 Seniors Guide.   The Guide, delivered for free by the Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, provides the contact details for local emergency services, community groups, government services and…

New facilities for students at Balcombe Grammar School

Federal Member for Flinders. The Hon Greg Hunt MP today opened the new VCE building at Balcombe Grammar School, funded in part by a $2 million contribution by the Morrison Government.   Mr Hunt said the new building would provide students with a state-of-the-art space to complete their secondary education and assist them to access…