Australia’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Target

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON TONY ABBOTT MP, PRIME MINISTER & HON JULIE BISHOP MP, MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS Australia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions so they are 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. This is a responsible and achievable target. It is comparable to the targets of other developed countries and allows…

Labor’s desperate back-peddling over $633 billion carbon tax plan

It’s hardly surprising that Labor is out today desperately trying to distance themselves from their modelling which shows the painful impact of their new carbon tax plan. Of course Bill Shorten wants to hide the damaging impact of his carbon tax plan. But Labor can’t dismiss or distance themselves from this. Labor commissioned this modelling…

500km Walk for Autism reaches final destination

It was fantastic to finally reach Cowes Jetty on Friday, August 7 after 19 days on the road and 500km. I want to thank Cowes Primary School, the last of 56 schools visited along the way, for the warm welcome on Friday morning. Throughout the course of the walk, I was joined by more than…

Aged care opportunities for Lang Lang residents

Flinders MP Greg Hunt met with representatives from Mayflower Homes as well as Lang Lang Aged Care Support Group members and State Member for Bass Brian Paynter at the site of the proposed Aged Care Centre for Lang Lang. Minister Hunt said the proposed location was well-placed in the heart of the township. “It is…

New Director of the Australian Antarctic Division

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Nick Gales as the next Director of the Australian Antarctic Division. Dr Gales is currently the Australian Antarctic Division’s Chief Scientist and the Department of the Environment's Chief Science Adviser. Having joined the Australian Antarctic Division in 2001, Dr Gales has an in depth understanding of…

Parramatta Female Factory to be assessed for the National Heritage List

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH CRAIG LAUNDY MP, FEDERAL MEMBER FOR REID The Australian Government is pleased to announce the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct in Western Sydney will be assessed for possible inclusion on the National Heritage List. Located just five minutes from the Parramatta CBD, the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct is Australia’s earliest and longest…

$3.157 million for local road upgrades through Black Spot Programme

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy by providing $3.157 million to fix nine dangerous black spots in the Flinders electorate. This funding will provide significant improvements to a number of local roads and intersections, increasing safety for road users. Intersections to receive funding under the Black Spot Programme include: •…

$3.157 million for local road upgrades through Black Spot Programme

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy by providing $3.157 million to fix nine dangerous black spots in the Flinders electorate. This funding will provide significant improvements to a number of local roads and intersections, increasing safety for road users. Intersections on the Mornington Peninsula to receive funding under the Black…