Coalition Government commits $3.3 million for new headspace and youth mental health services on the Mornington Peninsula

The Coalition Government is providing unprecedented investment in mental health services for young Australians living on the Mornington Peninsula by establishing a new youth mental health hub in Rosebud. The hub will house, among other services, a new headspace satellite centre which will provide vital youth services in Rosebud and to Western Port and the…

Delivering safer communities on the Mornington Peninsula

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP has today announced over $50,000 for local projects as part of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund.   Organisations from across the Flinders electorate will receive funding for projects to improve local safety, including:   $15,350 to the Rotary Club of Rosebud to improve safety at…

Local sporting clubs benefit from Community Sport Infrastructure Grants

Boneo and Bittern Tennis Clubs will receive a combined $92,468 as part of the Federal Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grants program.   Boneo Tennis Club will receive $42,468 to upgrade lighting infrastructure while Bittern Tennis Club will receive $50,000 to upgrade two clay courts at their Creswell Road home.   Federal Member for Flinders, the…

Funding to support women and children escaping domestic violence

Hundreds more women and children escaping domestic and family violence will have a safe place to sleep with a $78 million investment by the Morrison Government.   This investment includes a $60 million grants program for eligible organisations to provide new or expanded emergency accommodation facilities for those escaping domestic and family violence.   Federal…

Full sails for McCrae Yacht Club

The McCrae Yacht Club will receive a welcome boost to its upgrade plans after securing $147,000 through round two of the Federal Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grants program.   The funding will allow the club to proceed with plans to improve disability access, install additional female facilities and undergo expansion to improve participation.   Federal…

$150,000 delivered to improve women’s sport in Tyabb

Women’s sport in Western Port received a boost this week, with the delivery of $150,000 in Federal Government funds to install upgraded change room facilities at Bunguyan Recreation Reserve in Tyabb.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, joined with Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor David Gill and Watson Ward Councillor Julie Morris…

Flinders residents encouraged to claim $110 million in Medicare rebates

A handy financial windfall is awaiting Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast residents, who need to do one simple thing to claim their cash from the Federal Government.   Local Medicare customers are being encouraged to update their bank account details so they can access missed Medicare rebates. Almost 670,000 people have not provided Medicare with…

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I am passionate about the Mornington Peninsula community. It is where I grew up and it is where I am now raising my family.   It’s a wonderful community I have been the representative of since 2001.   Every election you have to work hard to secure the support of the voters.   That hasn’t…

ABC interview with Jon Faine

E&OE…                       Topics: Flinders; My Health Record   JON FAINE:             Former Liberal but now independent member of the federal parliament Julia Banks has confirmed that she will run in Flinders against the Health Minister and Member for Flinders Greg Hunt.   So that means that Oliver Yates from the Clean Energy Fund is running against…

Mornington Peninsula and Frankston tourism industry continues to boom

The Mornington Peninsula and Frankston communities continue to benefit from strong domestic traveller numbers, according to the latest Visitor Survey data.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the latest results showed that the Mornington Peninsula continued to be a major tourist hotspot for domestic travellers.   “In the year to…