$24.6 million for Australian clinical trials hub at the Alfred to focus on regional cancer trials

The Liberal National Government is providing almost $25 million so Australians with cancer and rare diseases have access to clinical trials no matter where they live including regional and remote Victoria.   Patients with poor access to clinical trial programs don’t always gain early access to breakthroughs in medical treatment that can be life-saving.  …

Frankston & Mornington Peninsula retirees stand up against Bill Shorten’s Retiree Tax

Local retirees have made their voices heard against Bill Shorten’s proposed Retiree Tax as part of The House of Representatives’ Economics Committee public hearings.   Speaking in front of a packed house at the New Peninsula Baptist Church this morning, local seniors spoke of how their retirements would be severely affected by Mr Shorten’s slug…

$150 million for stem cell medical research

The Liberal National Government is investing $150 million to advance stem cell research that could potentially grow kidneys, repair damaged spinal cords and cure dementia.   The establishment of the $150 million 10-year Australian Stem Cell Therapies Mission, funded through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future Fund, will enable the momentum around stem cell science…