New $23.9 million science hub to focus on coastal and marine protection

Research designed to lower the risk of human-shark encounters and better understand the threats to marine species and their habitats will be carried out as part of the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Programme. Conducted by the Marine Biodiversity Hub based in Hobart, the research will take place in Australia’s temperate marine waters and lead…

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$5.4 million Southern Peninsula Trade Training Centre opens for students

The Government is providing cutting-edge facilities and equipment to local young people with the opening of the Southern Peninsula Trade Training Centre at Rosebud and Somerville. Funded by the Australian Government, the $5.4 million Southern Peninsula Trade Training Centre will deliver training in plumbing, carpentry, electrotechnology and allied health. I am committed to ensuring local…

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Australian Government partners with City of Melbourne to deliver lower emissions and lower power bills

The Australian Government will provide financing of up to $30 million for the City of Melbourne to make street lights more energy efficient and reduce emissions across Council and community facilities. “I am delighted the Australian Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, is investing in energy efficiency,” Minister Hunt said. “The Turnbull Government is…

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