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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…

New grants available for swimming programs on the Mornington Peninsula

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP is encouraging local community groups to apply for new swimming grants to enable or improve opportunities for people with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds to enjoy this great Aussie past-time.   Working in partnership with Swimming Australia, the Community Swimming Grants Program allows organisations the opportunity…

Round two of Local Sporting Champions closing soon

Local Sporting Champions continues to support more aspiring young sportspeople than ever before, with Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, encouraging families on the Mornington Peninsula to apply for the next round of the popular grants program by 30 September 2019.   The Morrison Government’s Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance…

Remembrance Day mail out to hit schools this week

Mornington Peninsula schools will this week receive an educational kit encouraging students to learn more about Remembrance Day in the lead up to 11 November, when veterans will be commemorated for their service and sacrifice in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.   Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said the kits are…

Helping young Australians participate in STEM

The Morrison Government is offering grants of up to $20,000 for schools and organisations to give our kids science opportunities in Australia and abroad.   The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions program is now open for applications.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said the Grants would…

Funding boost to support Mornington Peninsula Veteran Community

Two community groups on the Mornington Peninsula will receive over $27,000 in funding thanks to the Australian Government’s Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) program.   Cerberus Cottage at HMAS Cerberus will receive $1,900 to promote and run activity days and the New Peninsula Baptist Church in Mount Martha will receive $25,459 to upgrade and improve…

100 Days, 100 Photos Champion Crowned

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP today joined with members of the community to crown Corrine Begg from Hastings the winner of the inaugural Flinders 100 Days, 100 Photos Competition.   Corrine’s photo of jockey Ruby and her horse at Balnarring Beach triumphed over close to 250 other submissions to take out…

Labor abandons Mount Martha North Beach

Local residents of Mount Martha have been left devastated at the news that the Andrews Labor Government would abandon Mount Martha North Beach.   Beloved by locals and tourists alike for decades, the beach has relied on numerous short term actions by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), including beach renourishment and…