Coalition provides solar and battery boost and cleaner outboard engines for communities across Fisher

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide community organisations on the Sunshine Coast seat of Fisher with $100,000, towards installing solar to help the local community play its part in reducing Australia’s emissions and directly benefit from lower electricity bills. The Solar Communities program will provide funding for groups across Australia to install rooftop solar PV,…

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Coalition to deliver new Green Army project for Alexandra Headland, Caloundra and Maleny

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Alexandra Headland, Caloundra and Maleny. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment. The project will: …

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$6 million to tackle crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef

The hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for the Environment The hon Warren Entsch MP Federal Member for Leichhardt A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $6 million for an additional control vessel to tackle crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, said the crown-of-thorns starfish can have a devastating impact…

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$500,000 boost to save Tasmania’s devils

Efforts to save the iconic Tassie Devil received a boost today with the announcement of a further $500,000 in Australian Government funding. This investment will support the release of captive-bred devils to rebuild wild populations that have suffered from the devastating impact of the fatal Devil Facial Tumour Disease. This latest funding forms the final…

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Delivering an additional $3.9 million for peninsula sports, bringing total package to $5.9 million

A re-elected Turnbull Liberal Team will invest an additional $3.9 million across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula to upgrade and build new sports facilities, bringing its total local sports commitment to $5.9 million. The Peninsula Sports Package includes: $2 million towards supporting women’s sports, including;  $410,000 for Peninsula Senior Strikers at Centenary Park; …

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