$500,000 to help make Kangaroo Island feral cat free by 2020

Kangaroo Island is set to become one of the world’s largest inhabited islands free of feral cats under a community-driven plan to make the island a safe haven for wildlife by 2020. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, and the Federal Member for Mayo, Jamie Briggs, made the announcement in Adelaide today. Under a re-elected…

Coalition to deliver $1.2 million local environment plan for Mayo

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $1.2 million for a Mayo Local Environment Plan, which includes: • Two new Green Army projects for the Lower Lakes and the Adelaide Hills • $100,000 in funding through the Solar Communities Programme for local community groups to install solar and battery storage • $500,000 to help make Kangaroo…

Housing Support For People With Disability In Flinders

People with disability in the electorate of Flinders will benefit from $1 million in Commonwealth funding to support the development and upgrading of specialist accommodation. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, said up to $10 million in Commonwealth funding would be provided across Australia to support projects designed to provide accommodation for people with a disability who…

Coalition provides $100,000 to help educate kids about our marine environment

A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $100,000 to upgrade the Marine Discovery Centre under the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Programme. Federal Member for Hindmarsh Matt Williams was joined by Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt today to announce a re-elected Coalition Government would deliver $100,000 to the Marine Discovery Centre to improve the…

Labor playing catch-up on Parramatta heritage site

Labor’s belated interest in Parramatta’s Female Factory and their bizarre call for bipartisan support on heritage listing displays an astonishing lack of awareness. “It has been almost 11 months since I publicly announced that the Parramatta Female Factory had been added to the Australian Heritage Council’s priority assessment list for inclusion on the National Heritage…

$250,000 To Help Local Recovery Efforts For Gilbert’s Potoroo

Today on World Environment Day, the Coalition is delighted to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $250,000 to local efforts in the electorate of O’Connor to protect the critically endangered Gilbert’s Potoroo. The funding will go to the Gilbert’s Potoroo Action Group to improve the status of the world’s rarest marsupial by creating…

$50,000 To Help Local Recovery Efforts For The Helmeted Honeyeater

Today on World Environment Day, the Coalition is delighted to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $50,000 to local efforts to protect the iconic Helmeted Honeyeater. The funding will go to the Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater to propagate plants and revegetate crucial habitat at Yellingbo for this endangered species. This community project…

$250,000 To Help Local Threatened Species Recovery Efforts

Today on World Environment Day, the Coalition is delighted to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $250,000 to local efforts to protect endangered species in Durack. The funding will go to the Martu Traditional Owners to work in partnership with the WA Government on feral cat eradication and the reintroduction of up to…

$20,000 To Help Local Recovery Efforts For The Ormeau Bottle Tree

Today on World Environment Day, the Coalition is delighted to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $20,000 to local efforts to protect the iconic Ormeau Bottle Tree. The funding will help the Friends of the Ormeau Bottle Tree fence off populations, collect seeds for seed banking, control weeds and propagate and replant this…

$20,000 To Help Local Recovery Efforts For The Eastern Curlew

Today on World Environment Day, the Coalition is delighted to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $20,000 to local efforts to protect the endangered Eastern Curlew. The funding will help the Hunter Bird Observers Club restore crucial saltmarsh habitat for the Eastern Curlew and other migratory shorebirds. This community project will be among…