3AW interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE… Topics: AFL, natural gas, need for energy security, Trans Pacific Partnership, President-elect Trump, Turnbull Government delivering roads for Victoria, nuclear power TOM ELLIOTT: What do you make of the AFL's decision today? GREG HUNT: Well look, I have to say I'm a Richmond supporter and my little seven-year-old boy James is a West Coast…

Health Care Homes initiative coming to the Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula residents living with chronic health conditions are set to be benefit from stage one of the Turnbull Government’s innovative Health Care Homes initiative. As a part of the South East Melbourne Primary Health Network the Peninsula has been selected as one of ten regions across Australia that will benefit from the Government’s $100million…

Australia steps up to prevent a world nuclear medicine shortfall

Australia is making a significant global contribution by stepping up to help prevent a shortfall in world nuclear medicine supplies with two projects worth about $170 million. Last week one of the world’s main suppliers of nuclear medicine, the ageing National Research Universal (NRU) in Canada, ceased routine production of nuclear medicine operations after about…

$60,000 for bushfire mitigation on the Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula will receive $60,000 in disaster resilience funding to better prepare local communities from the threat of bushfires. Funding will be provided to the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council under the Federal Government’s $15 million National Bushfire Mitigation Program. This money will be used to construct a fire access track, apply additional fuel management…

$1.25million for new buildings at St Joseph’s Primary School in Crib Point

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was pleased to announce federal funding for St Joseph’s Primary School. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that St Joseph’s Primary School in Crib Point will receive $1.25 million in Commonwealth Government funding for a new senior building,” Mr Hunt said. “This funding, provided through the Capital…

New buildings open horizons for students at Balcombe Grammar School

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was pleased to announce federal funding for Balcombe Grammar School. “I am incredibly pleased to announce that Balcombe Grammar School in Mount Martha will receive $2 million in Commonwealth Government funding for a terrific new VCE facility,” Mr Hunt said. “This funding, provided through the Capital Grants…

Australia secures world’s most important space science event

Australia will host the world’s largest space conference in 2020, with thousands of international experts set to join local scientists and astronomers to explore future space missions and investigate trade, research and development opportunities. Sydney will host the Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), which will be the second time the prestigious…

Innovation and Science Australia and CRC Advisory Committee appointments

New appointments to the Australian Government’s primary innovation bodies bring significant experience and a broad range of high-level skills to Australia’s innovation system. I am delighted to announce the appointment of University of Melbourne innovation expert Dr Charles Day as CEO of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), following an extensive international search for a world-leading…

Australia leading the world with development of printed solar panels

Australia’s status as a global leader in solar power has received a major boost with the Turnbull Government investing $1.6 million in a world-first project aimed at creating cheaper electricity systems by using printed solar panels. The initiative will see CSIRO join forces with two Australian companies to create unique technology that can integrate printed…