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Highest bulk-billing rate on record
06 March, 2018 New Medicare data shows a record amount of Australian patients are seeing their doctor without paying a cent, with the bulk-billing rate increasing to 85.8 per cent in the first half of the 2017–18 financial year.  This is the highest GP bulk-billing rate on record for the July to Dece... Read more
05 March, 2018 The Turnbull Government will target parents across the country with a powerful message around the need to vaccinate their children, with a new campaign launching today. Areas of low vaccination rates in one, two and five year olds will be micro ta... Read more
Flinders encouraged to ‘Think Big’- the Regional Growth Fund Now Open
02 March, 2018 The Coalition Government’s highly anticipated Regional Growth Fund is officially open for applications and the Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, is calling for big ideas from the community that could help shape the future of the region. Minister Hunt said the $272 million Regional ... Read more
02 March, 2018 Following extensive work by medical experts and industry stakeholders, the Turnbull Government has released new national medical guidelines for the care of pregnant women, while also detailing a new approach to maternity services.   The ... Read more
02 March, 2018 The Turnbull Government will provide $2.5 million in medical research funding as part of the first-ever national approach to combat endometriosis. Medical research is a key element of the National Action Plan for Endometriosis, which is focused on... Read more
01 March, 2018 Our local community, landcare, environment and other natural resource management groups can now apply for funding to help restore our local environment in Flinders, under the Coalition Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants opportunit... Read more
01 March, 2018 Funding information from the National Health Funding Body Administrator (NHFBA) has shown that Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has slowed investment into healthcare on the Mornington Peninsula to a crawl. Information from the NHFBA shows that Vic... Read more
28 February, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, is urging interested local residents to have their say on the staffing of Aged Care homes in the Flinders region and across the nation, by participating in an online survey or by contributing to the... Read more
27 February, 2018 The Turnbull Government is funding a pilot program so people nearing the end of their lives receive better care and treatment at home. The $8.3 million program will trial new ways to provide palliative care services, delivering the right care at t... Read more
27 February, 2018 Australian taxpayers have saved $1.4 billion through Government investigations of welfare fraud and non-compliance during the past 18 months. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, said those who do commit fraud were taking money away ... Read more
21 February, 2018 Mornington Peninsula wines saw a strong surge in exports volume last year, with a wide range of countries experiencing Australian wines in their own homes. Australian wine exports, including from the Mornington Peninsula wine region, continued to ... Read more
21 February, 2018 Five new fixed wireless towers in the electorate of Flinders have recently been switched on or will be switched on by the end of February 2018. The five towers will provide fixed wireless services to over 1200 properties in Somerville and Dromana.... Read more
19 February, 2018 The Turnbull Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over three million Australians aged 65 years and over - free of charge. This is a direct response to last year’s horrific flu season, which had a devastating impact... Read more
15 February, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has called for local volunteers to apply for a scholarship to attend this year’s National Volunteering Conference. Minister Hunt said the scholarships would support volunteer coordinators a... Read more
14 February, 2018 The Turnbull Coalition Government will develop a national plan to uncover new treatments and care options for more than 64,000 Australians affected by congenital/childhood heart disease.  National Childhood Heart Disease Action Plan will be j... Read more
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