Local Sporting Champions grants open

Young athletes are urged to apply for grants of $500 to help with the costs of competing in state and national events. The Local Sporting Champions grants program is an Australian Government initiative designed to support young people participating in state, national and international sporting championships as an athlete, coach or official. The grants contribute…

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Supporting children with Autism through the NDIS

I am delighted that Abacus Learning Centre in Hastings has become one of the first providers on the Mornington Peninsula to offer assistance under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Abacus is a not-for-profit organisation that provides intensive early intervention therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), assisting them to reach their potential. I…

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Peninsula Green Army projects on the way

The Coalition Government is delivering another key election commitment with legislation to establish the Green Army introduced to Parliament. The Green Army Programme is a key part of the Government’s Cleaner Environment Plan under the Clean Land pillar. The Government will shortly be undertaking a tender process for service providers who will engage the Green…

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Health care for Defence families

Defence families are to receive additional benefits through a new health care program. The Government has launched the National Australian Defence Force Family Health Program, which will provide additional support to ADF members and their families in acknowledgement of their service and sacrifice. ADF members and their families face unique challenges such as regular postings…

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