$1.5 million for Abacus Learning Centre & Western Port Secondary College

The Liberal National Government is investing $1.5 million into Western Port to improve the mental health of students and the educational experience for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To improve these outcomes for children and their families, the Coalition Government will invest: • $1 million for the construction of a new, purpose built facility…

$10 million funding boost for endometriosis research and awareness

The Liberal National Government will provide more support for women with endometriosis with new funding to raise awareness of the disease and research to improve the treatment and understanding of this often misunderstood and crippling condition. Endometriosis is a chronic menstrual health disorder that affects around 700,000 Australian women and girls. $9 million in Government…

MEDIA STATEMENT

I am concerned about the recent increases in measles cases in Australia and want to make sure our community is well protected against this very serious disease. As at 5 April 2019, there had been 83 measles notifications in 2019, compared with 103 for the whole of 2018 and 81 for the whole of 2017.…

Mental Health Commission appointments strengthen suicide prevention plan

Three new members have been appointed to the National Mental Health Commission’s Advisory Board to further strengthen the Government’s focus on youth mental health and suicide prevention.   The new Commissioners are Mr Alan Woodward, Ms Niharika Hiremath, and Dr Elizabeth-Ann Schroeder.   The National Mental Health Commission provides advice to Government on ways to…