Mornington Service Centre to remain open

Centrelink and Medicare services will continue at 332 Main Street Mornington thanks to a six-month extension to its lease. Federal Member for Finders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, said the extension creates certainty for Mornington Peninsula residents through both the health and economic implications of the coronavirus outbreak. “This is not a once in a…

National Plastics Summit signals change for plastic recycling

The Morrison Government has concluded the first ever National Plastics Summit, reinforcing its commitment to working with industry to increase our recycling capabilities, ensuring markets for recycled products and reducing plastic waste.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said Monday’s National Plastics Summit, attended by more than 200 representatives from local…

Medicare and Centrelink services to remain in Mornington

Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, today announced he had secured the continuation of Medicare and Centrelink services in Mornington.   Mr Hunt said he secured the go ahead for a new Agent service to ensure Australian Government services, including Centrelink and Medicare, can continue to be available in Mornington. This agent will…

Safer Internet Day 2020 – Starting the chat for online safety

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, is encouraging locals on the Mornington Peninsula to join more than 1,000 schools and organisations around Australia in raising awareness about online safety, particularly among our youngest Australians as part of Safer Internet Day.   This year’s theme is ‘start the chat’, with leaders from business,…

Building community confidence in 5G safety

The Morrison Government is investing $9 million over four years to build public confidence in the safety of telecommunications networks – including new 5G mobile networks – and to address misinformation about electromagnetic energy (EME) emissions which has caused concern in some parts of the community.   New initiatives include additional scientific research and further…

Improving recycled water infrastructure on the Mornington Peninsula

The Morrison Government is helping to improve community water supply by delivering $300,000 for improved recycled water infrastructure on the Mornington Peninsula.   The project will deliver Grade-A recycled water from Melbourne Water’s South Eastern Outfall at Emil Madsen Reserve on Wooralla Drive in Mt Eliza, to a storage dam on Mornington Golf Course.  …

Recognising community spirit through Volunteer Grants

The Morrison Government is backing volunteers across Australia and on the Mornington Peninsula through the $20 million Volunteer Grants program.   Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will be available to help community organisations for a range of needs, including buying equipment, paying fuel costs, training volunteers or improving their fundraising.   Expressions of interest…

Local Schools Community Fund delivers for the Mornington Peninsula

Sixteen schools on the Mornington Peninsula will receive a share of $200,000 for improvement works thanks to the Morrison Government’s Local Schools Community Fund   Announced in the 2019 Budget, the $30.2 million Fund delivers $200,000 to each electorate around Australia to benefit and support local kids’ learning experience.   Federal Member for Flinders, the…

Building Stronger Communities on the Mornington Peninsula

Twenty community projects across the Mornington Peninsula will share a total of $150,000 of Federal grant funding thanks to the Morrison Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.   The Programme delivers $150,000 to each of the 151 electorates across Australia to fund projects that will improve local community participation and contribute to more vibrant and viable communities.…