$65 million boost for Frankston & Mornington Peninsula health

The Liberal National Government will invest $42 million as part of a $65 million package to deliver greatly improved health outcomes for Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.   This is part of the Morrison Government’s Victorian Health and Medical Research Plan.   The Australian Government will invest:   $32 million for the Peninsula Health-Monash University…

Funding for community safety on the Mornington Peninsula

The Morrison Coalition Government has boosted funding for grants from the Safer Communities Fund following the terrible terrorist attack in New Zealand.   “Religious and community organisations and schools on the Mornington Peninsula can apply for funding to increase security at their premises from this week,” the Federal member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt…

$2 million boost for tradie mental health

Tradies in Victoria will have more services to assist them in improving their mental health, thanks to the Morrison Government.   The Liberal National Government will invest $2 million through the North Western Melbourne and South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Networks (NWMPHN and SEMPHN) to fund two Hope Assistance Local Tradies (HALT) suicide prevention community…

Mornington Peninsula short changed by Labor infrastructure funding

Major local roads on the Mornington Peninsula have been left off the table following Labor’s recent infrastructure announcement for Victoria.   While in the seat of Holt, Victorian and Federal Labor announced eight projects to help improve traffic flow in South East Melbourne but ignored the critical Peninsula priorities.   Federal Member for Flinders, the…

Southern Peninsula waits for Labor’s mental health funds

One month on from the Federal Liberal National Government’s $3.3 million investment into mental health on the Southern Peninsula, the Victorian Labor Government continues to break their promise to match Federal funding.   In February, the Australian Government delivered $3.3 million into local projects to improve mental health on the Peninsula, including:   $1.5 million…

Rosebud Hospital to benefit from $24.6 million regional cancer trials

I am delighted to announce that residents on the Mornington Peninsula will soon be able to undergo trials to treat cancer and rare diseases closer to home thanks to the Morrison Government.   The Liberal National Government is providing almost $25 million so Australians with cancer and rare diseases have access to clinical trials no…

Improved mobile coverage for Merricks

People living in Merricks can now look forward to improved mobile phone coverage thanks to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.   Minister for Regional Services Bridget McKenzie and Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, today announced the township of Merricks will receive a new mobile base…

Labor off the rails on Frankston to Baxter Rail electrification

Federal Labor candidates for Dunkley and Flinders have been caught out trying to deceive the public on the electrification and duplication of the Frankston Metro line to Baxter.   The Liberal National Government has delivered $3 million for a business case and a further $225 million dollars for construction, only to be met with no…

$982,000 for Merricks Station Reserve

Communities in the Mornington Hinterland will benefit from more than $982,000 in funding for Merricks Station Reserve under Round 3 of the Coalition Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the Liberal and Nationals Government’s investment in local projects under Round 3 will help…