Coalition To Provide $260,000 For Melbourne’s National Heritage Sites

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $260,000 to upgrade three of Melbourne’s iconic heritage sites – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, the former High Court of Australia and Newman College. The Victorian Arts Centre Trust will receive $100,000 to prepare a new conservation management plan, upgrade safety handrails and fencing and install new emergency lighting at…

Dr Nick Gales appointed Australia’s Commissioner to the IWC

The Government has appointed Dr Nick Gales as Australia’s new Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission. Dr Gales appointment was approved prior to the caretaker period. Dr Gales takes up this position at a critical time in Australia’s efforts to maintain the global moratorium on commercial whaling. This year is the 30th anniversary of the…

Coalition To Provide $80,000 Heritage Grant For Broken Hill

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $80,000 for restoration work at the Outback Community Church in Broken Hill. The grant will go to Outback Community Church Incorporated to conserve the exterior of the Oxide St property, which was formerly the Masonic club. The project will focus on restoring the encircling verandah and the façade of…

Coalition To Deliver Solar Boost For Community Groups In Bonner

A re-elected Turnbull Government will help community groups in Bonner 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 Solar Communities program will provide funding for groups across Australia to install rooftop solar PV, solar hot water and battery storage systems…

Commonwealth funds begin to flow for new Health and Medical Hub at Cowes

An exciting milestone in the development of the Phillip Island Health & Medical Hub has taken place, with the first tranche of Australian Government funding transferred to Victoria. The $500,000 in funding is for the preparation of detailed design plans for the new health facility, with construction due to begin early next year. A further…

solar communities program grant will benefit three local sports clubs

The Hillwood Football Club, the Trevallyn Bowls Club and the Tam O’Shanter Golf Club in Bass will benefit from Solar Communities Program grants with lower electricity bills and a smaller carbon footprint if the Turnbull Government is re-elected. Member for Bass, Andrew Nikolic, said the Government’s Solar Communities Program will provide benefits for groups across…

Coalition To Provide $80,000 Heritage Grant For Mallee

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $80,000 for vital conservation work at the Murtoa No 1 Grain Store. The grant will go to the Heritage Council of Victoria to repair the building’s west end. The works will include the strengthening and replacement of structural material damaged by termite and borer attack. The work will also…

Woolamai Beach & Phillip Island Tourist Road Intersection Upgrade

Motorists on Phillip Island will benefit under a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government with $275,000 for the construction of a new roundabout in Cape Woolamai. “Phillip Island residents have long been concerned with the state of this intersection, which provides a crucial link for residents and tourists to Cape Woolamai,” Mr Hunt said. “Upgrades to the…