Funding Boost for Local Mental Health Nursing Services

Local mental health nursing services will be boosted with the announcement today of an extra $2 million in Commonwealth funding. South East Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) – which covers the Mornington Peninsula, Western Port, Casey and Cardinia – will receive a total of $2.023 million to commission mental health nursing services to meet local…

Record federal funding for legal assistance sector

I welcome the Turnbull Government’s funding injection into legal assistance as part of the 2017-18 Budget. The $55.7 million Federal Government funding boost includes $39 million over the next three years to community legal centres. This additional funding to Community Legal Centres will be directed to frontline family law and family violence services such as…

Western Port Oberon Association receives funding for maritime display

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt was delighted to announce $2,727 in funding for the Western Port Oberon Association. The Oberon Association will use the funds to purchase and install a cabinet at the Victorian Maritime Centre in Crib Point to display historical maritime, navy and merchant navy memorabilia. The funding was granted through the…

Trades Skills Centre opens for Western Port students

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt was delighted to officially open the Trades Skills Centre at Western Port Secondary College today. “This $1.1million facility will assist in up-skilling young people in the trades sector so they are able to take up local employment opportunities in Hastings and the surrounding area,” Mr Hunt said. The state-of-the-art…

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…