Mark Hughes Foundation kicks goal in partnership with the Australian Brain Cancer Mission

The brain cancer foundation set up by rugby league legend Mark Hughes has joined the Turnbull Government’s $100 million Australian Brain Cancer Mission, aiming to work together to tackle this terrible disease through medical research. Newcastle Knights great Mark Hughes set up the Mark Hughes Foundation with his wife Kirralee after his own brain cancer…

Northern Territory and Tasmania sign onto record hospital funding agreement

The Turnbull Government welcomes the decision by the Northern Territory and Tasmanian governments to sign onto our new hospital agreement.  The National Health Agreement from 2020-21 to 2024-25, will deliver record hospital funding in each and every year, providing millions of additional hospital services for patients.  Under the agreement, Northern Territory public hospitals will receive…

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…