Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: NSW COVID-19 Outbreak; Commonwealth assistance; Aged care support; Borders; Quarantine of flight crews.   GREG HUNT: Thank you everyone for joining us today, and on behalf of the Australian Government I’d like to provide a COVID update, in particular with a focus on the national response to assist New South Wales in…

Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Australian COVID-19 response; $311 million funding for research into dementia and aged care; trans-Tasman travel bubble; Federal Cabinet reshuffle;   GREG HUNT: We’ve had a wonderful partnership this year with the RACGP, our doctors, our nurses. They’ve kept Australians safe. They’ve embraced telehealth. Arguably, the largest transformation to Medicare since Medicare was…

$300 million for the improvement of health for all Australians

The Morrison Government is investing $300 million in ground-breaking health and medical research projects across Australia aimed at delivering better treatments, diagnosis and care.   Today’s announcement includes $260 million for 283 research projects through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants scheme.   Associate Professor Tu’uhevaha Kaitu’u-Lino will receive $1.1 million…

Helping small businesses on the Mornington Peninsula reduce their power bills

Small businesses across the Mornington Peninsula are getting support from the Morrison Government to cut energy costs, putting more money back in the pockets of local business owners as we recover from COVID-19. Through the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program, three small businesses on the Peninsula have been awarded $20,000 each for energy saving projects.…