3AW Melbourne – Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE…. Topics: Trade Union Royal Commission, Budget, Bill Shorten, Green Army TOM ELLIOTT: Back for the first of his regular fortnightly spots in 2016 is the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: Now 2016, which we are now in, is an election year. It's…

National Stronger Regions Fund Round Three opens to support local projects

I am delighted to announce that applications for Round Three of the Australian Government’s landmark $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund will open on 15 January. Information sessions for potential Round Three applicants will be conducted in each State and Territory between 18-29 January. The Victorian information session will be held on Tuesday, 19 January…

Bayles young rising star takes the equestrian world by storm

More than 20 local athletes from across the electorate who have received Local Sporting Champions grants over the past year gathered at a presentation with Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt so he could congratulate them on their sporting achievements. “I was delighted to meet the dedicated young athletes who have been recipients of Local…

Ministerial Forum focuses on partnerships and collaboration for the Reef

The Australian and Queensland governments today reaffirmed their commitment to work in partnership on Reef management and continue the collaborative efforts with investors, industry, science, Traditional Owners, regional and conservation organisations and the broader community to improve the health of the Reef. Speaking at the 41st meeting of the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum in…

Solar boost for community organisations in Victoria and Queensland

The Government is helping community organisations in Victoria and Queensland to lower their electricity bills and do their bit for the environment under the Solar Towns Programme. Up to $300,000 will be made available to community organisations in each of the four regions across Victoria and Queensland to install solar photovoltaic cells or a solar…