Federal Government approves Stage 2 of WestConnex motorway

The Federal Government has today provided the environmental approval for Stage 2 of the WestConnex motorway. Today’s decision gives the New South Wales Government the green light to start construction on this key piece of infrastructure. WestConnex is a $16.8 billion project which will deliver real benefits to millions of people in western and south-western…

Coalition To Provide $100,000 For Bremer Bay Orca Hotspot

A re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $100,000 to better understand the unique environmental values supporting potential protection of the magnificent orca hotspot near Bremer Bay. We acknowledge the strong interest from the local community, the eco-tourism industry and the conservation sector and are actively looking at options for protecting the Bremer Canyon aggregations. If re-elected,…

Coalition Boosts Solar For Patriots Moreton Bay

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide community groups across in Petrie with $100,000 towards installing solar panels and battery storage. Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP said he was excited local community organisation would get the opportunity to install solar, to lower electricity costs and help reduce emissions. “It’s been a pleasure to introduce…

Coalition To Deliver New Green Army Project For Gosnells

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Canning River, Southern River and the Forrestdale Lake Ramsar site to protect local threatened species. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating…

Coalition To Deliver New Green Army Project For Swan And Canning Rivers And Local National Parks

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver a new Green Army project for Swan and Canning riverbanks and local national parks. The Green Army provides opportunities for young Australians aged 17-24 years to gain training and experience which will assist them in the future to find jobs, while generating real benefits for the local environment. The project will: ·       Rejuvenate…

Coalition To Deliver Five New Green Army Project For Georges River Recovery

A re-elected Coalition Government will invest approximately $1 million in the recovery of the Georges River through five new Green Army projects costing approximately $200,000 each. This investment in new Green Army teams is in addition to the $1 million committed to the Georges River under the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Plan. The…

Helping Food Rescue Charities Give Back To Local Communities

A re-elected Turnbull Government will help local food rescue charities reduce costs and expand their services by providing $1.2 million over two years. Every week, food rescue charities such as Foodbank, OzHarvest, Secondbite and Fareshare and their thousands of local volunteer workers deliver meals including fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy, bakery and meat to Australians in…