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…

Phillip Island Health Hub opens to the community

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, was thrilled to officially open the Phillip Island Health Hub.   Minister Hunt joined Victorian Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, Victorian Member for Bass, Brian Paynter MP, members of Bass Coast Health and the local community, to officially open the…

CCTV cameras delivered for Rye

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP joined Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Mayor Brian Payne, Caterina Politi and members of the local community at the site of the recently completed Rye CCTV cameras on Thursday to see the completed system in action. “The local community in Rye have been lobbying for these cameras…

Improved mobile coverage for Flinders under $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, and Minister for Regional Communications, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie have announced two new mobile phone towers in Flinders from the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.  This announcement delivers on the Coalition’s commitment to address the coverage issues…

Labor’s latest attack on pensioners and private health insurance

Labor has revealed an alarming new plan to drastically increase private health insurance premiums for millions of pensioners and families, many on low incomes. Shadow Health Spokesperson Catherine King confirmed Labor’s plan to completely remove the private health insurance rebate on all low cost policies.  This plan will drive up the cost of premiums for…

More international tourists visit Phillip Island

More international visitors are sightseeing on Phillip Island and spending more during their trip. Federal Member for Flinders, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP said this month’s International Visitor Survey data revealed 53,000 international visitors flocked to experience tourism attractions on the island, spending $16 million in the year to December 2017. “More tourists are immersing…

More international tourists visit the Mornington Peninsula

More international visitors are sightseeing on the Mornington Peninsula and spending more during their trip. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said this month’s International Visitor Survey data revealed 63,000 international visitors flocked to experience tourism attractions around the Peninsula, spending $87 million in the year to December 2017. “More tourists are…