Apply now for Round One of the Building Better Regions Fund

Community groups and local councils are encouraged to apply for funding under the Building Better Regions Fund, which is available for community and infrastructure projects. The Turnbull Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is an opportunity to invest in rural, regional and remote Australia. The fund is aimed at creating the kinds of regional communities…

Construction of the nbn gathers momentum

I am pleased to announce that construction is underway to connect a further 73,600 homes and businesses to the nbn in the Flinders electorate. This will provide superfast broadband at affordable prices that will be revolutionary for small businesses, students and people working from home. I hope residents and businesses will take advantage of this…

Transcript – 3AW Drive interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE… Topics: Turnbull Government support to secure jobs in Portland community; TOM ELLIOTT: Joining us on the line now, he's now the Health Minister but until very recently he was the federal Industry Minister, Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt, good afternoon. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon, Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: You're a member of a free market…

Transcript – ABC Melbourne interview with Jon Faine

E&OE… Topics: Turnbull Government support to secure jobs in Portland community; automotive sector JON FAINE: Greg Hunt, good morning to you. GREG HUNT: Good morning, Jon. I'm actually calling from the Alcoa plant in Portland, and we're just about to do a tour of what are called the potlines, so the actual lines where the…

Turnbull Government secures jobs for Alcoa workers

The Turnbull Government welcomes the announcement today that the Alcoa Portland Aluminium Smelter will remain open into the next decade. This is great news for the workers at the Alcoa smelter and the community of Portland. A power supply failure to Alcoa last month caused damage to production lines and significantly reduced the operating capacity…

Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League kicking goals thanks to the Federal Government’s $150,000 Stronger Communities Program

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt said he was thrilled to visit BlueScope Reserve in Hastings to see upgrades completed through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League was one of nine local groups that received funding under Round Two of the program. “I am delighted the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football…