Coalition Plan To Tackle Batemans Bay’s Flying Fox Problem

A plan to provide urgent relief to Batemans Bay residents suffering under the impact of flying foxes was announced today by Minister for Environment Greg Hunt, and Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis. The five-point plan will free the Eurobodalla Shire Council to take urgent non-lethal action to disperse the town’s flying fox colony, while providing…

Coalition To Deliver New Green Army Project For Pambula Wetlands

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Pambula Wetlands. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment. The project will: • Rejuvenate the Pambula…

Coalition to deliver new Green Army project for swan-canning river recovery

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project to help the recovery of the Swan and Canning Rivers. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment.…

Labor’s dirty deal will guarantee a massive carbon tax

Adam Bandt has let the cat out of the bag. He says of a Labor-Greens Alliance that “dreams do come true”. That dream is a nightmare as Australia discovered under Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd. You can't trust Labor and you can't trust Bill Shorten. They would do a deal with the greens in a…

Coalition to deliver new Green Army project for fremantle

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Fremantle to protect local threatened species and local wetlands. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment.…

Funding boost for Fremantle’s heritage sites

Fremantle’s heritage will be better preserved and displayed thanks to new funding announced today by Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Liberal candidate for Fremantle Sherry Sufi. Commonwealth heritage grants totalling $133,000 will go to the former Fremantle Prison – the most extensive convict-built prison in Australia and WA’s only world heritage-listed building – and the…

Coalition delivers major solar boost to Surf Coast Shire

Local organisations in the Surf Coast Shire are the latest beneficiary of the Coalition’s commitment to boost renewable energy in our communities with seven new solar projects soon to be rolled out. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Corangamite Sarah Henderson, today announced that seven community groups will share more than…

National Landcare grants start to flow across Corangamite

Funding of $743,900 will help restore and improve coastlines throughout Corangamite and the surf coast including in the communities of Jan Juc, Anglesea, Airey’s Inlet, Ocean Grove and St Leonards. The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, under the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme, will support local groups and land managers with grants aimed at achieving an…