$730 million to secure Mersey Hospital

The Turnbull Government will provide $730 million to secure the Mersey Community Hospital’s future, give certainty to 470 staff and deliver vital health services for the people of North-West Tasmania. The Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments have reached an agreement to ensure the Mersey Community Hospital, which has 100 beds, remains a key health service for…

Free moves for girls at YMCA

The Turnbull Government’s Girls Make Your Move campaign and the YMCA have teamed up to give girls and young women a great opportunity to get active. One hundred YMCA Health and Fitness Centres around Australia will provide free entry to girls aged 12 to 19, for up to 30 days each. The offer is underway…

Frankston Hospital doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Announcement of the first 40 Local Drug Action Teams to tackle the challenges caused by ice and other drugs GREG HUNT: Thank you to everybody associated with the Frankston Mornington Peninsula Local Drug Action Team. Ice is an issue that affects at least 200,000 Australians directly a year and hundreds of thousands more…

World Bipolar Day

Each year over 4 million Australian adults experience a mental health condition. This is a shocking statistic and it highlights the significance of an issue that touches the lives of almost every family. Today is World Bipolar Day and it is important to reflect that almost two per cent of adults in this group experience…