$440 million funding boost for vital health and medical research for all stages of life

The Morrison Government will invest over $440 million in world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians.   Our Government will strengthen Australians’ health through research to prevent illness and deliver better health care.   A total of 298 new projects will receive funding from the National Health and Medical…

Transcript – National Press Club Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Health 2030 – Australia’s Long Term National Health Plan and the Vision for a mentally healthier community     SABRA LANE: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the National Press Club of Australia and today’s Westpac address. My name is Sabra Lane; I am the President of the club and…

A New Frontier in Emergency Stroke Care

A team of Melbourne researchers have been awarded a $1 million dollar grant through the Morrison Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontiers initiative to develop, test and ultimately implement portable brain imaging tools in air and road ambulances.   The new technologies will better equip first responders and have the potential to transform access…

National strategy to increase breastfeeding

The Morrison Government has today launched The Australian Breastfeeding Strategy: 2019 and Beyond, backed by a $10 million investment to support, encourage and promote breastfeeding. The Strategy, which has been endorsed by all States and Territories through the COAG Health Council, provides an enduring policy framework for all Governments to provide a supportive and enabling…

CAR-T Cell Cancer Therapy to Save Lives

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments work together to make CAR-T Cell Therapy available to patients CAR-T Cell Therapy is one of the most expensive treatments ever to be brought to Australia More than 95 Victorians are diagnosed with cancer every day   The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments have worked together to bring the revolutionary, life-saving…