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Government Announces Support for Locals Under Financial Stress

Residents in Melbourne's bayside south-east who are doing it tough will receive ready access to vital emergency support following a $1.576 million funding boost by the Coalition Government.

$500,000 Australian Government Funding for Kindred Clubhouse

The Australian Government is providing $500,000 to help establish a local program to support people with moderate to severe mental illness in the Frankston/Mornington Peninsula area.

Fixing Road Black Spots a Priority for Dunkley

The Black Spot Program saves lives through targeting dangerous roads and delivering critical safety improvements to significantly reduce the risk of crashes, which could be as simple as a new roundabout or realignment.

Frankston City Celebrates Big Boost to Community Infrastructure

The local community celebrated big wins yesterday following the official opening of the redeveloped annex at Pines Patch Garden Shed, a new mobile youth hangout bus and the new plans for, and upgraded sporting facilities at, Jubilee Park thanks to a partnership between the Australian Government and Frankston City Council.

Family Life open Family Relationship Centre

Chris Crewther MP, Federal Member for Dunkley, today welcomed the re-location of Family Life's vital services for our region, attending the official opening of their new Family Relationship Centre (FRC) in Frankston.

Dunkley Families Helping to Reduce Landfill

Residents of Dunkley will help divert up to 120,000 tonnes of waste – some 12,000 truckloads – from landfill each year, thanks to a $38 million commitment by the Coalition Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

Metro Rail to Baxter to Become a Reality Under State and Federal Liberal Governments

Metro rail to Baxter will become a reality under a Matthew Guy Victorian Government and a Coalition Federal Government.

Frankston Service Centre Re-Opens After Fire Refurbishment

Frankston locals are now able to do their Centrelink and Medicare business back in the newly refurbished Frankston Service Centre at 20 Davey Street following a fire that caused extensive smoke damage in 2017.

July Newsletter

Chris Crewther's Corner

Help For The Needy On Way

Two key charities supporting Frankston's most vulnerable have taken a major step to relaunching.

Spring Newsletter

Welcome to Crewther’s Corner, outlining some of the exciting things happening in the Dunkley electorate.

Kicking goals in Frankston

Grassroots sport in Victoria has received a boost with the construction of four new light towers at Overport Park in Frankston, south of Melbourne.

Coalition delivers $350,000 for Grassroots netball in Frankston

The Federal Coalition is shooting goals in Melbourne’s south-east, with a major funding boost for the Frankston District Netball Association.

2018-19 Budget - Major infrastructure investment for Dunkley

The Australian Government has announced significant funds for major infrastructure investment and job creation for residents of Dunkley in the 2018-19 Federal Budget.

Delivering faster travel and better connectivity to the Mornington Peninsula

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.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits Dunkley

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.

Eel race road closure and sky rail to railroad residents

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.

Dunkley Rail Plan Update

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.

Crewther Delivers Ballam Park Funding

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.

Safer Communities Fund Now Open For Applications

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.

Peninsula Hockey Centre's New Playing Surface Unveiled

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.

$76,600 delivered for Frankston North community centre & $90,000 delivered for mobile youth hangout bus

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.

Supporting our volunteers in Dunkley

Volunteers in Dunkley are among nearly 100,000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations.

Chris Crewther MP launches Frankston Dolphins go-fund-me campaign

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 can apply now for volunteer grants

Community organisations in Dunkley are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers.

$6 million MRI license commencing New Years day at Frankston hospital

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.

$1,188.480 funding for Dunkley roads

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.

Youth mental health funding delivered for Dunkley

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.

Arthur Sinodinos, Cabinet Secretary and Chris Crewther MP launch Frankston Foundry and visit Greek senior citizens club

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.

Fight to save Frankston Dolphins football club

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.

Disaster assistance available to support the Dunkley community

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.

$47 million in funding for researches at Monash University Peninsula campus

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).

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