$27 million for next-generation medical research

$27 million for next-generation medical research   Ten new medical research projects, including an education program to improve health literacy for socio-economically and culturally diverse new parents will be funded, thanks to the Morrison Government and the Australian medical community.   The Parenting+ project, funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Partnership Project…

$2.1 million to support Australians with diabetes

The Australian Government is investing $2.1 million over four years, making it easier for Australians with diabetes to monitor their condition.   From November 1, point-of-care glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) tests will be listed on Medicare, funding 19,000 tests for Australians with previously diagnosed diabetes.   Around one in twenty Australian adults have diabetes. The condition…

Delivering for volunteers in 2021

The Morrison Government is backing volunteers across Australia and across the Mornington Peninsula, thanks to the $20 million Volunteers Grant program. Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will be available to help community organisations for a range of needs, including buying equipment, paying fuel costs, training volunteers or improving volunteer awareness. Each of the 151…