201512.18

Green Army Northern Peninsula projects ready to rollout

Friday 18 December 2015 Protecting the threatened species and rare cultural heritage along the Port Phillip coastline from Mount Eliza will be the focus of two new Green Army projects to be rolled out in our region in coming months. The Green Army teams will partner with local environmental ‘friends’ groups and Indigenous communities to…

201512.11

Local businesses, students and university big winners of National Innovation and Science Agenda

Friday 11 December 2015: Our region is full of entrepreneurs bursting with new ideas and innovative businesses delighting customers both here and overseas with fresh offerings. It is fantastic these hardworking men and women and their enterprises, as well as local students striving to be their best selves and researchers, are the big winners of…

201512.09

Support for local families, treatment services and sporting clubs-extra $300m to tackle ice

Wednesday 9 December 2015: As a community representative and father, I continue to be deeply concerned about the impacts of the drug ice and the pressure it is putting on users, local families, our frontline workers and treatment facilities. I therefore welcome a further $300m Commonwealth Government funding focused on support for communities, treatment services…

201512.06

Billson delivers almost $5 million boost for regional basketball complex redevelopment

The Frankston Regional Basketball Centre expansion and redevelopment project will receive $4.95 million from the Australian Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund, boosting local jobs, community infrastructure and support programs.  Our energetic basketball fraternity and 7,000 members of the Frankston and District Basketball Association know that the growing popularity of the sport has seen the current…