Mornington Peninsula Agricultural Shows can apply now for pandemic payment

Show societies and field day organisers on the Mornington Peninsula impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for a one-off payment under the Australian Government’s $39 million Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program. The program provides operational support for agricultural shows societies and organisers of agricultural field days forced to cancel their scheduled show or…

World Pharmacists Day 2020: $25 million investment to improve the safe use of medicines through pharmacy

The Morrison Government will invest $25 million through the landmark Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) for research to improve the safe use of medicines and medicines intervention by pharmacists.   The new Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Medicine Use and Medicine Intervention by Pharmacists MRFF Grant Opportunity will support the Quality Use of Medicine and…

Further investment in three new COVID-19 vaccine research projects

The Morrison Government will invest almost $6 million in additional funding from the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Coronavirus Research Response to support research and development of three Australian COVID-19 vaccines.   The rapid development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines is a critical Australian Government priority.   Under the competitive, peer reviewed COVID-19 Vaccine…

Economic Support Payments put $65.5 million into pockets of Mornington Peninsula residents of who need it most

More than 87,000 payments worth more than $65.5 million have been paid to residents on the Mornington Peninsula thanks to the Australian Government’s Economic Support Payments.   Since March, $8.8 billion of Economic Support Payments have been delivered to over 7 million Australians. The two $750 payments were paid automatically to people who were eligible…