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GPs to get increased supplies of COVID-19 vaccines

In a major boost to the COVID-19 vaccination program, the Australian Government is ramping up the weekly number of doses of AstraZeneca being provided to general practices across Australia.   With deliveries commencing next week, participating general practices which have been receiving 50 doses per week, will now receive 150 doses per week, and general…


12 Local Projects to Receive $67,000 in Powering Communities Grants

Community groups across the Mornington Peninsula Shire will be supported to lower energy costs, support local jobs and help reduce global emissions through the Morrison Government’s Powering Communities Program.   Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Powering Communities grants are now open for incorporated non-for-profit organisations, with up to 12 projects receiving grants between $5,000…


AGL withdraws Crib Point EPBC proposal

Today, AGL have formally withdrawn their referral for a proposed gas import facility at Crib Point. In accordance with section 170C of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act); AGL have formally withdrawn their project from consideration. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP thanked the Mornington Peninsula community for…