$81.5 million for new cancer, mental health, and heart failure services in Western Australia

The Morrison Government will provide $81.5 million to support Western Australians with cancer, mental health issues and chronic heart failure These new initiatives will improve the lives of Western Australians in need, providing much needed support and hope. Our strong economic management means we can provide record investment in these initiatives, Medicare, public hospitals and…

Pensioners and low income earners to pay back thousands under Labor’s $115 million cut to private health insurance – how much will they cut next?

Labor has confirmed that it will slash the patient rebate for private health insurance by $115 million on 1 July 2019 forcing hundreds of thousands of Australians to pay back their rebate or forcing up the cost of the cover by over up to 16%. This will hit pensioners, people earning under $50,000 a year…

$9.6 million for Children’s Cancer

A re-elected Morrison Government will commit $9.6 million to ensure children with cancer have the best chance in survival through a range of clinical trials and research projects. The funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCD) initiative will be provided to the Children’s Cancer Foundation to ensure…

$19 million investment in a new medicine

The Liberal National Government  is investing over $19 million in a new medicine to help people with a metabolic disorder, saving patients more than $90,000 a year.   The medicine Kuvan® is now  being listed on the PBS for the treatment of patients with hyperphenylalaninemia  – caused by phenylketonuria (PKU).   PKU is a genetic…