Federal Government Support for Men’s Shed

The Cranbourne Casey Men’s Shed and the New Peninsula Men's Shed Mount Martha will receive $4500 and $5000 respectively from the Turnbull Government to promote and support men’s health and wellbeing. This grant is part of $400,000 in national funding which will be distributed to 93 community Men’s Sheds across Australia. Men’s Sheds are a…

Phillip Island tourism industry benefits from new national record

The picturesque region of Phillip Island is a key reason why Australia has broken the eight million international visitor mark for the first time. Growth in the international tourism industry across Australia is great news for our local region, with world class beaches, fine dining, the award winning Phillip Island Nature Parks and serene walking…

Health Care Homes initiative coming to the Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula residents living with chronic health conditions are set to be benefit from stage one of the Turnbull Government’s innovative Health Care Homes initiative. As a part of the South East Melbourne Primary Health Network the Peninsula has been selected as one of ten regions across Australia that will benefit from the Government’s $100million…

$60,000 for bushfire mitigation on the Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula will receive $60,000 in disaster resilience funding to better prepare local communities from the threat of bushfires. Funding will be provided to the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council under the Federal Government’s $15 million National Bushfire Mitigation Program. This money will be used to construct a fire access track, apply additional fuel management…

New buildings open horizons for students at Balcombe Grammar School

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was pleased to announce federal funding for Balcombe Grammar School. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that Balcombe Grammar School in Mount Martha will receive $2 million in Commonwealth Government funding for a terrific new VCE facility,” Mr Hunt said. “This funding, provided through the Capital Grants…

$1.2million for new buildings at St Brendan’s Primary School in Somerville

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was pleased to announce federal funding for St Brendan’s Primary School. “I am pleased to announce that St Brendan’s Primary School in Somerville will receive $1.2 million in Commonwealth Government funding for new classrooms,” Mr Hunt said. “This funding, provided through the Capital Grants Programme (CGP), will…

$1.25million for new buildings at St Joseph’s Primary School in Crib Point

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was pleased to announce federal funding for St Joseph’s Primary School. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that St Joseph’s Primary School in Crib Point will receive $1.25 million in Commonwealth Government funding for a new senior building,” Mr Hunt said. “This funding, provided through the Capital…

Flinders community helping in war on wild rabbits

The Federal Government is trialling a new virus next year at seven sites across the electorate to curb rabbit populations and their devastating impact on agricultural production and native ecosystems. This will include areas where rabbits wreak havoc on native flora and fauna such as Balnarring, Cranbourne South, French Island, Phillip Island, Mount Martha and…