$32 million available to support vital translational health research

The Morrison Government is opening the door for Australian researchers through a $32 million investment that will support innovative solutions to the nation’s most pressing health issues.   Funded over two years through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), the Investigator Grants will back projects and studies that deliver medical discoveries and ultimately save lives.…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: National Action Plan for Blood Cancers, September PBS listings, seasonal flu vaccine; Tamil family   GREG HUNT: I’m joined this morning by Bill Petch, the CEO of the Leukaemia Foundation.   Today is the first of September, the first day of Spring, the day of new medicines listings and Father’s Day. So…

$27 million for new medicines

The Morrison Government will invest $27 million to provide affordable access to three new medicine listings through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), helping Australians who are living with complications following stroke, those fighting cancer, and to support the enhanced response to the outbreak of syphilis in northern, central and southern Australia.   Three extended or…

$440 million funding boost for vital health and medical research for all stages of life

The Morrison Government will invest over $440 million in world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians.   Our Government will strengthen Australians’ health through research to prevent illness and deliver better health care.   A total of 298 new projects will receive funding from the National Health and Medical…

2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention – National Mental Health Commission coming to Safety Beach

The national conversation on the National Mental Health Commission’s 2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention, known as the Connections Project, will visit Safety Beach on Thursday, 5th September.   The Commission is visiting Safety Beach as part of a 26 city tour across Australia during July, August and September for their input into…