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Victorian Government Joins Commonwealth In Supporting Youth Mental Health Hub

In good news for the southern Mornington Peninsula, the Victorian Government has joined the Morrison Government in providing funding for the Southern Peninsula Youth Mental Health Hub.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, welcomed the investment from the Victorian Government following two years of community campaigning following Commonwealth investment.   “As…


Delivering more Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in the NT

The Australian Government is investing $8.75 million over four years to provide additional health services in the Northern Territory as part of its commitment to strengthen Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.   Delivered through the Northern Territory Pathways to Community Control program (NT P2CC), the funding will provide First Nations people with access to effective,…


Continued improvement for Mornington Peninsula Roads

As part of our $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, The Morrison Government has approved funding for road community projects on the Mornington Peninsula, which is boosting the economy during COVID-19 by supporting local jobs creators and businesses.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said getting shovels in the…


Community stops AGL Gas Plant in Crib Point

In welcome news for the Mornington Peninsula, the Andrews Government has heeded the calls of the local community and elected representatives, rejecting the proposed AGL gas plant in Crib Point   Thanks to the work of Save Westernport, the Mornington Peninsula Shire, Neale Burgess MP and others in the local community, Planning Minister Richard Wynne…


$27 million for next-generation medical research

$27 million for next-generation medical research   Ten new medical research projects, including an education program to improve health literacy for socio-economically and culturally diverse new parents will be funded, thanks to the Morrison Government and the Australian medical community.   The Parenting+ project, funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Partnership Project…