Further investment in three new COVID-19 vaccine research projects

The Morrison Government will invest almost $6 million in additional funding from the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Coronavirus Research Response to support research and development of three Australian COVID-19 vaccines.   The rapid development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines is a critical Australian Government priority.   Under the competitive, peer reviewed COVID-19 Vaccine…

Economic Support Payments put $65.5 million into pockets of Mornington Peninsula residents of who need it most

More than 87,000 payments worth more than $65.5 million have been paid to residents on the Mornington Peninsula thanks to the Australian Government’s Economic Support Payments.   Since March, $8.8 billion of Economic Support Payments have been delivered to over 7 million Australians. The two $750 payments were paid automatically to people who were eligible…

Transcript – 5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: Border restrictions in Australia; Cross border travel exemptions; Oxford vaccine; UQ vaccine   LEON BYNER: Let’s talk to our Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. Greg, thanks for coming on this morning.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Leon.   LEON BYNER: Over recent months, there’s been a real focus on mental health making…