‘Roads to Recovery’ sees funding flow to improve Flinders roads

Federal Member for Flinders, Greg Hunt MP, is pleased to announce a new round of infrastructure upgrades are on the way around the electorate as part of the Australian Government’s ‘Roads to Recovery’ (R2R) program. With several new projects scheduled to start in the upcoming months, Minister Hunt was hopeful that these vital road upgrades…

Record bulk billing numbers under Turnbull Government

More Australian patients are visiting their GP without having to pay, with the bulk billing rate for the September quarter increasing to a record 85.9 per cent.  This is the highest bulk billing rate ever achieved for a September quarter – and significantly higher than Labor’s 82.2% when they were last in Government. The Turnbull…

New round opens to fix mobile black spots in Flinders

Federal Member for Flinders, Greg Hunt MP and Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, have welcomed the commencement of the Coalition’s Priority Locations Round of the Mobile Black Spot Program, which will provide new or improved mobile coverage to multiple locations in the Flinders electorate The Coalition Government has committed $60 million to…

New movement guidelines to help keep Aussie kids happy and healthy

New movement guidelines to help parents and carers create healthy daily practices for babies and young children have been released today by the Turnbull Government. The 24-Hour Movement Guidelines have been developed by experts across Australia with input from national and international stakeholders, and in partnership with Canada, which developed the world’s first 24-hour movement…

Statement on Australian Same Sex Marriage Postal Survey Result

I am a passionate supporter of Australian democracy and the right of the Australian people to express their views. In that context the Australian people have now voted and expressed those views. 61.6 per cent of responding Australians have voted yes to supporting same sex marriage. In Flinders 70 percent of respondents voted yes. I…

Upgrades on the way for Forest Drive and Nepean Highway

The intersection of Forest Drive and Nepean Highway in Mount Martha is set for much needed upgrades as part of Federal Government funding. The Australian Government has committed $200,000 towards an initial upgrade at the Forest Drive and Nepean Highway intersection to improve access and safety. The upgrades, scheduled for completion before the end of…

Working together in Flinders to farm smarter, not harder

The National Landcare Program’s new Smart Farming Partnerships provide multi-year grants of between $250,000 and $4 million in Flinders to put in place new and innovative sustainable land management practices, which protect and improve the condition of soils, vegetation and biodiversity. Member for Flinders, Minister Greg Hunt, called for groups of innovative and talented organisations…