AGL withdraws Crib Point EPBC proposal

Today, AGL have formally withdrawn their referral for a proposed gas import facility at Crib Point. In accordance with section 170C of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act); AGL have formally withdrawn their project from consideration. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP thanked the Mornington Peninsula community for…

Golf Links Road Upgrade Closer to Teeing Off

Drivers in Somerville, Baxter and Langwarrin South are a step closer to safer, smoother and more reliable journeys, with a contract awarded to upgrade the 6 way roundabout between Golf Links Road and Baxter Tooradin Road. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, said the project will provide the much needed upgrade to…

$23.7 Million to Support Australia’s Peak Health Groups

The Australian Government is opening a new round to invest more than $23 million to support our nation’s peak health groups and advisory bodies.   These groups play a major role in improving the health and wellbeing of all Australians and as we continue navigating the COVID-19 environment, the advice of Australia’s peak health groups…

Universal Telehealth Extended Through 2021

Over the last 12 months, Telehealth services have been life changing for many in need of support, which is why as part of the 2021-22 Budget, the Australian Government is investing more than $114 million to extend Telehealth until the end of the year.   Telehealth items were rapidly implemented in March 2020 to ensure…

Supporting Cerberus, $37,000 Grant for Cerberus Community Hub Approved

Our valued Australian Defence Force (ADF) community have received a funding boost under the Morrison Government’s Family Support Funding Program (FSFP).   Federal Member for Flinders, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the Cerberus Community Hub would receive $37,000 under the program, which will enable Defence families across the Mornington Peninsula Shire to connect and…

Cancer funding boost and development of Australian Cancer Plan

The Australian Government is investing an additional $6.7 million to support and improve outcomes for all Australians affected by cancer. In 2020, an estimated 150,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in Australia, with around 50,000 Australians tragically passing away. As part of this investment; $4.7 million to support strengthening supportive and primary cancer care…

Victorian Government Joins Commonwealth In Supporting Youth Mental Health Hub

In good news for the southern Mornington Peninsula, the Victorian Government has joined the Morrison Government in providing funding for the Southern Peninsula Youth Mental Health Hub.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, welcomed the investment from the Victorian Government following two years of community campaigning following Commonwealth investment.   “As…

More support for travel agents on the Mornington Peninsula

Travel agents on the Mornington Peninsula can benefit from sharing in additional funding support of $130 million from the Morrison Government.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said local travel agents should apply for funding support in Round 2 of the COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program, which opens later this month.…

Delivering more Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in the NT

The Australian Government is investing $8.75 million over four years to provide additional health services in the Northern Territory as part of its commitment to strengthen Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.   Delivered through the Northern Territory Pathways to Community Control program (NT P2CC), the funding will provide First Nations people with access to effective,…

Continued improvement for Mornington Peninsula Roads

As part of our $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, The Morrison Government has approved funding for road community projects on the Mornington Peninsula, which is boosting the economy during COVID-19 by supporting local jobs creators and businesses.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said getting shovels in the…