Coalition provides solar boost for community groups in Reid

A re-elected Turnbull Government will help community groups in Reid to lower their power bills and play their part in reducing Australia’s emissions by providing $100,000 towards the cost of installing solar. The Coalition recognises the important role community and household solar plays in Australia’s transition to a low emissions economy with an increase in…

Coalition provides solar boost for community groups in Boothby

Liberal candidate for Boothby, Nicolle Flint, was joined by Environment Minister Greg Hunt today to announce that the Marino Community Centre will share in $100,000 towards installing solar and battery storage systems for community groups in Boothby. “The Coalition’s Solar Communities Program will provide funding for groups across Australia to install rooftop solar PV, solar…

Coalition provides solar boost for community groups in Hindmarsh

Federal Member for Hindmarsh, Matt Williams, was joined by Environment Minister Greg Hunt to announce eight community organisations in Hindmarsh will share in $100,000 towards installing solar and battery storage systems. The solar grants will help the local community play its part in reducing Australia’s emissions while also benefiting from lower electricity bills. “Many clubs…

Coalition welcomes announcement of solar thermal project for South Australia

The Turnbull Coalition Government welcomes the proposed building of a $1.2 billion solar storage power station in Port Augusta. “When the Prime Minister launched the $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund in March, we identified a Port Augusta solar thermal project as exactly the type of project we would support,” Minister Hunt said. Australia is…

French Island to become feral cat free by 2020

French Island is set to become feral cat free under a community-driven plan to make the island a safe haven for wildlife by 2020. Under a re-elected Turnbull Government, French Island will join Kangaroo Island, Bruny Island, Dirk Hartog Island and Christmas Island on the Australian Government’s list of five priority islands aiming to become…

$500,000 to help make Kangaroo Island feral cat free by 2020

Kangaroo Island is set to become one of the world’s largest inhabited islands free of feral cats under a community-driven plan to make the island a safe haven for wildlife by 2020. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, and the Federal Member for Mayo, Jamie Briggs, made the announcement in Adelaide today. Under a re-elected…

Coalition to deliver $1.2 million local environment plan for Mayo

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $1.2 million for a Mayo Local Environment Plan, which includes: • Two new Green Army projects for the Lower Lakes and the Adelaide Hills • $100,000 in funding through the Solar Communities Programme for local community groups to install solar and battery storage • $500,000 to help make Kangaroo…