$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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$300,000 heritage boost for Tasmania

More than $300,000 in funding is set to flow across Tasmania for heritage conservation projects at Woolmers Estate, Port Arthur and the Coal Mines Historic Site. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, made the announcement during a visit today to Woolmers Estate with the Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson. “These grants will fund a range…

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Coalition provides solar and battery storage boost for communities across Lyons

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide ten community groups across regional Tasmania with $100,000 towards installing solar and battery storage to help the local community play its part in reducing Australia’s emissions and directly benefit from lower electricity bills. Federal Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson provided a number of community organisations with solar panels as…

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