Residents warned to be wary of scams

I urge residents to be wary of a scam that asks people to pay money to retrieve ‘lost’ taxes. My office has received several calls, often from older residents, who have been contacted via telephone by people unknown to them who claim to be from government departments, usually the Australian Tax Office (ATO). The scammers…

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Coalition confirms $2.5 million for health services on Phillip Island in 2014-15 Budget

The Coalition Government is supporting improved health facilities on Phillip Island by committing $2.5 million for upgraded health infrastructure in the 2014‑15 Budget. This paves the way for existing and planned public health facilities to be expanded. This is a terrific result for the community of Phillip Island, who will benefit significantly from improved health…

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ANZAC Centenary grant for Koo Wee Rup

Koo Wee Rup’s Avenue of Honour will be enhanced in time for the Centenary of ANZAC commemorations next year thanks to an $11,750 Commonwealth government grant. “I am delighted to announce that the Minister for Veterans Affairs, Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson has approved a grant for the Koo Wee Rup RSL Sub-branch for the…

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ANZAC Centenary grant for Somerville cenotaph

The recently relocated Somerville cenotaph will be refurbished in time for the Centenary of ANZAC commemorations next year thanks to a $10,000 Commonwealth Government grant. “I am delighted to announce that the Minister for Veterans Affairs, Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson has approved a grant for the Mornington Peninsula Shire to restore the Somerville Cenotaph,”…

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