New facilities for Phillip Island students

The Hon Greg Hunt MP today officially opened the Centre of Excellence: Newhaven College Trades Skills Centre and the new library and administration building at Newhaven College on Phillip Island. Minister Hunt opened the buildings on behalf of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, who was unable…

Green Army graduates celebrate success on the Mornington Peninsula

Today, a group of young people involved in the Australian Government’s Green Army program can be proud of their contributions to their community and the environment. I was delighted to join participants, project sponsors and service provider Conservation Volunteers Australia at one of the many sites that has been revegetated through the Restoring Bushland on…

Victorian Government abandons Phillip Island residents

Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources Lily D’Ambrosio has turned her back on Phillip Island residents campaigning for reticulated natural gas. In response to a letter I wrote to the Minister in April regarding natural gas supply to the Island, Minister D’Ambrosio said residents should instead purchase energy efficient appliances. This a woeful response from…

500km Walk for Autism reaches final destination

It was fantastic to finally reach Cowes Jetty on Friday, August 7 after 19 days on the road and 500km. I want to thank Cowes Primary School, the last of 56 schools visited along the way, for the warm welcome on Friday morning. Throughout the course of the walk, I was joined by more than…

Aged care opportunities for Lang Lang residents

Flinders MP Greg Hunt met with representatives from Mayflower Homes as well as Lang Lang Aged Care Support Group members and State Member for Bass Brian Paynter at the site of the proposed Aged Care Centre for Lang Lang. Minister Hunt said the proposed location was well-placed in the heart of the township. “It is…

$3.157 million for local road upgrades through Black Spot Programme

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy by providing $3.157 million to fix nine dangerous black spots in the Flinders electorate. This funding will provide significant improvements to a number of local roads and intersections, increasing safety for road users. Intersections to receive funding under the Black Spot Programme include: •…

$3.157 million for local road upgrades through Black Spot Programme

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy by providing $3.157 million to fix nine dangerous black spots in the Flinders electorate. This funding will provide significant improvements to a number of local roads and intersections, increasing safety for road users. Intersections on the Mornington Peninsula to receive funding under the Black…

Community meeting on autism and disability

Parents caring for children with autism or a disability are encouraged to attend a Community Meeting at Abacus Learning Centre on Tuesday, July 28. The meeting will take place during the Hastings leg of my 500km Walk for Autism. Parents caring for children with autism or a disability have a tough job and do incredibly…