$300,000 heritage boost for Tasmania

More than $300,000 in funding is set to flow across Tasmania for heritage conservation projects at Woolmers Estate, Port Arthur and the Coal Mines Historic Site. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, made the announcement during a visit today to Woolmers Estate with the Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson. “These grants will fund a range…

Coalition provides solar and battery storage boost for communities across Lyons

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide ten community groups across regional Tasmania with $100,000 towards installing solar and battery storage to help the local community play its part in reducing Australia’s emissions and directly benefit from lower electricity bills. Federal Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson provided a number of community organisations with solar panels as…

Tasmania key focus of renewable energy investment opportunities

Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley and Environment Minister Greg Hunt today visited the site of what could be one of the largest investments in renewable energy in Australia on Robbins Island, Tasmania. “Robbins Island has the potential to host up to 300 wind turbines producing around 600-800MW of renewable energy capacity. This would mean…

Coalition provides solar boost for St Vincent de Paul Wynyard

A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide St Vincent’s de Paul’s Vincent Industries Wynyard with up to $15,000 towards installing solar to help the local community play its part in reducing Australia’s emissions and directly benefit from lower electricity bills. Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley said the Coalition’s Solar Communities program will provide funding for…

Coalition to deliver $2 million for purpose built athletics track for the Mornington Peninsula

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $2 million to deliver a new purpose-built athletics track for the Mornington Peninsula. The project will: • help deliver a purpose-built International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) compliant and accredited athletics facility for the Mornington Peninsula; • assist in construction of a synthetic 400-metre circular track, facilities for all…

$2.4 million boost for the Dandenong Ranges environment

Local communities across the Dandenong Ranges will share in more than $1 million in funding for fuel reduction and key revegetation projects. Grants to 23 local groups – including $230,000 to StopPitt to control the spread of Sweet Pittosporum in the ranges – were announced by Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, and the Federal…

Coalition To Deliver $3 Million For Tuggerah Lakes

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $3 million to improve the Tuggerah Lakes under the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Programme. The investment is part of the Coalition’s policy to support our local communities and environments by investing in parks, nature reserves, coastal and river areas. The project will implement programmes to help continue…

$8.8 MILLION TO TACKLE CRAZY ANTS IN NORTH QUEENSLAND

The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for the Environment Mr Warren Entsch MP Federal Member for Leichhardt A re-elected Turnbull Government will deliver an $8.8 million funding package to help eradicate Yellow Crazy Ants and tackle tramp ants in Far North…