$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…

2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention – National Mental Health Commission coming to Safety Beach

The national conversation on the National Mental Health Commission’s 2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention, known as the Connections Project, will visit Safety Beach on Thursday, 5th September.   The Commission is visiting Safety Beach as part of a 26 city tour across Australia during July, August and September for their input into…

$100 Million in Community Grants Available To Empower People with Disability

The Morrison Government has announced $100 million in funding for programs aimed at empowering people with disability across Australia to be independent and engage fully in social, economic and community life.   Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, said the Individual Capacity Building grants is now open and will fund activities in…

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…