Chris Crewther's Corner
Two key charities supporting Frankston's most vulnerable have taken a major step to relaunching.
Welcome to Crewther’s Corner, outlining some of the exciting things happening in the Dunkley electorate.
Grassroots sport in Victoria has received a boost with the construction of four new light towers at Overport Park in Frankston, south of Melbourne.
The Federal Coalition is shooting goals in Melbourne’s south-east, with a major funding boost for the Frankston District Netball Association.
The Australian Government has announced significant funds for major infrastructure investment and job creation for residents of Dunkley in the 2018-19 Federal Budget.
The Turnbull Government will invest $225 million towards the electrification and duplication of the rail line from Frankston to Baxter to ensure commuters on the Mornington Peninsula can get home to their families sooner and have access to more opportunities.
Chris Crewther MP, Federal Member for Dunkley, was on Monday joined by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, to discuss the positive impact that the Coalition’s policies were having on local Dunkley industry.
The day after the Victorian State Labor Government announced they had signed a contract to close Eel Race Road to make way for the undesirable Sky Rail, concerned residents from Seaford, Carrum and Frankston rallied at the level crossing in protest of the decision.
The $4 million Federally funded Dunkley Rail Plan has been initiated with the State and Federal Governments now coming to an agreement to proceed with the business case.
Ballam Park users will have access to improved facilities with funding being made available for facilities used by the Karingal Bulls Football/Netball Club, Ballam Park Cricket Club, Frankston Athletic Club and Frankston Little Athletics Centre thanks to investment by the Turnbull Coalition Government.
Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Dunkley, Mr Chris Crewther, today announced that grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme opened last Friday, 29 September 2017.
Hockey players in Victoria’s Peninsula region celebrated the opening of the upgraded Monash University Peninsula Hockey Centre today, after the installation of a state-of-the-art synthetic pitch.
In another boost for community development in Frankston, two infrastructure projects have been given the green light with funding from the Coalition Government approved for stage two of the Frankston North Community Centre, also benefiting the Pines Men’s Shed, and a new Mobile Youth Hangout project through the advocacy of the Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP.
Volunteers in Dunkley are among nearly 100,000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations.
Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP, this week spearheaded a GoFundMe donations page to save the Frankston Dolphins VFL Football Club, to help eliminate the Club’s debt to help it regain its VFL licence for the 2018 season, and is now with the Steering Committee calling for donations.
Community organisations in Dunkley are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers.
As of 1 January 2017, Dunkley patients will each save hundreds of dollars under the Federal Coalition’s fully funded license for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services at Frankston Hospital, secured by the Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP.
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester MP, this week joined Dunkley MP, Chris Crewther, to announce the delivery of $1,188,480 in funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program within the Frankston City Council area.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and Member for Dunkley Chris Crewther yesterday announced the delivery of $240,000 in funding for Frankston Headspace, ensuring vital mental health services are available to young people in the local community for the next two years.
This week, Chris Crewther MP, Federal Member for Dunkley was joined by Cabinet Secretary the Hon Arthur Sinodinos, to officially launch the Frankston Foundry Innovation Hub and visit the Greek Senior Citizens Club where $4400 in federal funding was committed to develop their kitchen facilities.
Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP, convened an urgent meeting today with Frankston City Council Mayor Cr James Dooley, Acting CEO Mr Tim Frederico, Cr Darrell Taylor, and ten other representatives of the Frankston Dolphins Football Club to discuss a plan to try and save the Club’s VFL licence.
Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP, today welcomed the activation of disaster assistance in response to storms and floods that have been affecting Victorian communities.
Chris Crewther MP, Federal Member for Dunkley today congratulated Monash University for receiving almost $48 million from the Australian Government to fund 106 new research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC).