AMA and Australian Government Agree to Strengthening the MBS Review Process and Informed Financial Consent

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care         Dr Omar Khorshid Australian Medical Association President   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   8 June 2021   AMA and Australian Government agree to strengthening the MBS Review process and informed financial consent The Australian Government and the Australian Medical Association (AMA)…

World No Tobacco Day 2021 – Helping More Australians Quit Smoking

With approximately 20,000 Australians dying each year from tobacco-related illness, the Australian Government is investing $3 million through Cancer Council Victoria towards a new national best practice support service for nicotine cessation to ensure these health professional have up-to-date evidence-based resources.   Additional initiatives in the 2021–22 Budget aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking…

Safer Communities Grants Now Open

The Morrison Government is providing up to $20 million in funding for early intervention projects and up to $10 million for security infrastructure through round six of the Safer Communities Fund – open to incorporated associations and incorporated non-for-profit organisations.   The following grant opportunities important dates are:   The Early Intervention Grant: Grants between…