201509.09

New app for parents to help children learn

I have always said that a person’s postcode should not determine their potential. It is critical local kids are given as much support as possible to make this a reality, setting them up for success in life. And we know parents and a young person’s support network can make a real difference to their life-long…

201508.20

$150,000 in community project funding up for grabs

Local clubs, not-for-profit organisations and councils are encouraged to apply for a share in $150,000 for local infrastructure and other community projects. The funding has been made available under the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.  As the Member for Dunkley I am extremely excited to open entries for the programme, which will fund small capital…

201508.20

Langwarrin local leading charge to protect woodlands

Langwarrin resident Ella Boyen is doing fantastic work protecting the local environment and helping others in our community do the same. Ella has used an $11,500 grant from the Federal Government’s 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-2015 to develop a community information sharing website, run public workshops and coordinate group activities to maintain and improve the…

201508.05

Almost $350,000 for local aged and disabled youth

Older Australians, younger people with disability and their carers in Mornington, Frankston, Mount Eliza and Baxter will be supported to stay in their own homes with almost $350,000 in Australian Government funding. The funding is being provided under the Government’s Home and Community Care (HACC) program and will be shared between six local providers. Our…

201508.05

Government services come together in Mornington

Joint media release with Minister for Human Services, Senator the Hon Marise Payne: Mornington residents now have access to more government services under one roof with Medicare and Centrelink now housed together in a new Mornington One-stop Shop. All staff and services at the Village Shopping Centre have relocated to the Mornington Service Centre at…

201507.24

Crossing to address pedestrian safety in Frankston

One of the busiest points where pedestrians cross Young Street in Frankston is not actually a crossing, putting pedestrians at risk in the busy rail and bus precinct. The lack of formal pedestrian crossing on Balmoral Street in Frankston has been a concern for some time, and new funding from the Commonwealth Government will rectify…

201507.24

 $1.869 m to make Mt Eliza and Mornington roads safer

 Mount Eliza and Mornington roads will be made significantly safer thanks to $1.869 million in new funding under the Commonwealth Government’s Black Spot Programme. Together with $74,000 for Frankston City, the $1.94 million allocation to Dunkley roads in this round will target intersections and sections of road with significant accident and injury history. The chosen…

201507.08

Coalition Government launches plan to support vulnerable children in Frankston

Joint media statement with Minister for Social Services Scott Morrison MP. Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Scott Morrison and Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson have officially launched the Communities for Children Strategic Plan to help vulnerable children in Frankston and surrounding areas. “After strong representations by Minister Billson, I was delighted to visit…