201601.28

Seaford Community Centre restored Junior Library saved

Thursday 28 January 2016 In its 49th year of operation, the Seaford Junior Library faced closure due to local council funding constraints. A rescue plan conceived by local Federal MP, Bruce Billson resulted in funding commitments from all levels of government and a relaunch that celebrated a rejuvenated Seaford Community Centre with a new foundation…

201601.26

Australia Day 2016

Tuesday 26 January 2016 Hundreds of Dunkley residents will formalise their Australian citizenship on Australia Day this year. Congratulations to all of those citizens, as well as their family and friends, who started their life journey somewhere else but have chosen to put their hopes, energies, talents and aspiration into Australia to build a better future…

201601.14

Empowering Youth Initiatives to help young Dunkley people into jobs

Thursday 14 January 2016 Not-for-profit organisations with fresh ideas and innovative proposals intended to help vulnerable local young people find and keep a job now have a chance to secure funding support for these different approaches under a new Australian Government program. I urge the many terrific, effective and forward thinking local not-for-profit organisations to turn…

201601.06

Green Army 2016: Improving the local environment in Frankston

Wednesday 6 January 2016 Young people involved in the Frankston City Bushland Reserves – Weed Control and Fuel Reduction project are continuing with on the ground works. It is great to see participants already contributing through the Coalition Government’s Green Army project early in this new year at the Sweetwater Creek Reserve, off Liddlesdale Avenue,…