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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Coalition to deliver $1.5 million for Tamar River Recovery Plan Stage 2 and four new green army projects

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $1.5 million for the Tamar River Recovery Plan Stage 2 under the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Programme. This builds on the work completed under the Federal Government's last contribution of $2.5 million for Stage 1. A re-elected Turnbull Government will also deliver four new Green Army projects…

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