Australian Brain Cancer Mission and Carrie’s Beanies partner to fight brain cancer

The Turnbull Government today welcomes the partnership between the $100 million Brain Cancer Mission and Carrie Bickmore’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer to fight brain cancer through medical research.  Under the partnership Carrie's Beanies 4 Brain Cancer will contribute $5 million over the next five years to support medical research into brain cancer under the Mission. …

CCTV cameras delivered for Rye

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP joined Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Mayor Brian Payne, Caterina Politi and members of the local community at the site of the recently completed Rye CCTV cameras on Thursday to see the completed system in action. “The local community in Rye have been lobbying for these cameras…

Investing in better Parkinson’s disease management

Marking World Parkinson’s Day, the Turnbull Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF), is investing $7.75 million to help Global Kinetics Corporation continue to develop their world leading technology to help Parkinson’s sufferers self-manage their disease and therapy requirements.  The technology, the Parkinson’s KinetiGraph (PKG), is a wrist worn device that monitors symptoms and provides clinical reports…

Increased payments lock in record Commonwealth funding for hospitals

The Turnbull Government will make an increased payment of $547 million to the states and territories for public hospital activity in 2015-16, following the final reports by independent hospital pricing and funding agencies.  Commonwealth payments will now total $17.4 billion in 2015-16 and reflect the actual public hospital services delivered, after errors were found in…

Improved mobile coverage for Flinders under $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, and Minister for Regional Communications, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie have announced two new mobile phone towers in Flinders from the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.  This announcement delivers on the Coalition’s commitment to address the coverage issues…