Local Upgrades Continue Thanks to Roads to Recovery

Local road maintenance in the Mornington Peninsula will receive a welcomed boost thanks to funding under the Morrison Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.   Federal Member for Flinders the Hon Greg Hunt MP said the Australian Government will deliver over $186.5 million to 366 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads.   “Roads across…

Keeping the Mornington Peninsulas Heart Beating – Go Local First

Keeping the Mornington Peninsulas Heart Beating – Go Local First   Mornington Peninsula residents are being reminded to shop locally for Peninsula products as part of the GO LOCAL FIRST campaign.   First launched in July 2020, GO LOCAL FIRST is an initiative coordinated by the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) that will…

Safer Communities Grants Now Open

The Morrison Government is providing up to $20 million in funding for early intervention projects and up to $10 million for security infrastructure through round six of the Safer Communities Fund – open to incorporated associations and incorporated non-for-profit organisations.   The following grant opportunities important dates are:   The Early Intervention Grant: Grants between…

National Reconciliation Week – More Than a Word

This year, marks twenty years of Reconciliation in Australia and almost three decades of the Australian formal reconciliation process. National Reconciliation Week is a time where we acknowledge and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and re-affirm and progress reconciliation.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP said that reconciliation is about…

Building Stronger Communities Across 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.…

Ensuring Women’s Safety Across the Peninsula

The Morrison Government will provide immediate financial assistance to women who make the brave decision to leave a violent relationship.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the funding would support an estimated 12,000 women across Australia annually, including women on the Mornington Peninsula to leave difficult and violent relationships.  …

$371 Million to Strengthen Agricultural Biosecurity

As part of the Morrison Government’s ongoing commitment to support our agricultural industry’s goal of $100 billion in farmgate output by 2030, safeguards to protect the Mornington Peninsula’s farming communities from exotic pests and diseases are being boosted with a new $371 million investment package to strengthen biosecurity.   The package complements significant reforms the…

Continued Improvement for Mornington Peninsula Roads

As part of the Morrison Governments $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, various road projects across the Mornington Peninsula have been approved for funding, which will support local jobs, businesses and boost the economy during COVID-19.   Across the Peninsula, 6 road projects have been approved for funding:   Boneo Road / Besgrove…

Doubling of Funding to over $20 Million to Improve Peninsula Roads

The Morrison Government’s record infrastructure investment continues to benefit the Mornington Peninsula Shire, with additional funding for vital Mornington Peninsula road projects secured in this week’s Budget.   Key major projects across the Mornington Peninsula to receive additional funding by the Morrison Government include:   $10.5 million in funding for Uralla Road and Nepean Highway…