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…

Mornington Peninsula families face $9000 hit under Labor’s electricity tax

Modelling released today has confirmed that Labor’s reckless emissions reduction target will be a wrecking-ball through the economy on the Mornington Peninsula.   The work, released by BAEconomics’s Managing Director Dr Brian Fisher, who served as a chief adviser on climate policy in the Hawke, Keating and Howard Governments, shows that Labor’s 45% Emissions Reduction…

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…