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…

Housing Support For People With Disability In Flinders

People with disability in the electorate of Flinders will benefit from $1 million in Commonwealth funding to support the development and upgrading of specialist accommodation. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, said up to $10 million in Commonwealth funding would be provided across Australia to support projects designed to provide accommodation for people with a disability who…

Coalition provides $100,000 to help educate kids about our marine environment

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $100,000 to upgrade the Marine Discovery Centre under the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Programme. Federal Member for Hindmarsh Matt Williams was joined by Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt today to announce a re-elected Coalition Government would deliver $100,000 to the Marine Discovery Centre to improve the…

Labor playing catch-up on Parramatta heritage site

Labor’s belated interest in Parramatta’s Female Factory and their bizarre call for bipartisan support on heritage listing displays an astonishing lack of awareness. “It has been almost 11 months since I publicly announced that the Parramatta Female Factory had been added to the Australian Heritage Council’s priority assessment list for inclusion on the National Heritage…