Local Sporting Champions take on the world

Greg Hunt congratulated several local athletes from the electorate who have been recipients of Local Sporting Champions grants over the past year at an official presentation ceremony held on February 17. “I was delighted to meet these dedicated young athletes and learn more about their sporting accolades,” Mr Hunt said. “Some have competed for their…

Visions of Australia funding round open

Arts and cultural heritage organisations are encouraged to apply for the Visions of Australia regional exhibitions touring program. The Visions of Australia program gives Australians living in regional areas the opportunity to experience quality art and cultural exhibitions in their own backyard. Each year $2.4 million is available to arts and cultural organisations to develop…

ABC 7.30 interview with Leigh Sales

E&OE… Topics: Suicide prevention trial extended to four regions; Medicare; Cory Bernardi LEIGH SALES: With me now from Canberra is the federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. Do you reckon minister you would be able to find some time and head up there and meet with that dad and go for a drive with him and…

3AW Talking Health interview with Sally Cockburn

E&OE… Topics: Launch of the Turnbull Government’s $125 million NHMRC funding into medical research SALLY COCKBURN: Welcome and congratulations on your new portfolio. You were previously the Environment Minister and now you’re looking after Health. We love it. GREG HUNT: Look, it’s an incredible portfolio. And over the last six months I also had responsibility…

Apply now for Round One of the Building Better Regions Fund

Community groups and local councils are encouraged to apply for funding under the Building Better Regions Fund, which is available for community and infrastructure projects. The Turnbull Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is an opportunity to invest in rural, regional and remote Australia. The fund is aimed at creating the kinds of regional communities…

Construction of the nbn gathers momentum

I am pleased to announce that construction is underway to connect a further 73,600 homes and businesses to the nbn in the Flinders electorate. This will provide superfast broadband at affordable prices that will be revolutionary for small businesses, students and people working from home. I hope residents and businesses will take advantage of this…

Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League kicking goals thanks to the Federal Government’s $150,000 Stronger Communities Program

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was thrilled to visit BlueScope Reserve in Hastings to see upgrades completed through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League was one of nine local groups that received funding under Round Two of the program. “I am delighted the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football…