$1.25 billion to improve the health and care of Australian patients

The Liberal National Government will improve the health and care of patients across the Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast, with a guaranteed $1.25 billion boost to health services.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said that this will provide more doctors, more nurses and more services in every state and territory.…

Locals called on to propose Places of Pride in Flinders

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP is encouraging communities in Flinders to contribute to the Australian War Memorial’s Places of Pride initiative — an online national register of war memorials will record the locations and images of every publicly accessible memorial in Australia.   Mr Hunt said Places of Pride reminds Australians…

Historic family and domestic violence leave delivered

Up to six million Australians will have access to a guaranteed entitlement of five days’ unpaid family and domestic violence leave following the passage of legislation in the Parliament yesterday.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said the Coalition Government’s legislation enshrines family and domestic violence leave as a workplace right…

New Mental Health Service helps young people to Bounce Back

A new service in the South Eastern Melbourne region will provide multidisciplinary care and support to young people with, or at risk of, serious and complex mental illness.   The innovative BounceBack mental health service, launched last Friday, has been developed by South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network for 12 to 25 year olds.  …

$100 million to support type 1 diabetes patients in Flinders

The Liberal National Government will expand free access to glucose monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people in up to $7,000 a year.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, welcomed the $100 million announcement and said the investment guaranties certainty.   “This additional…

Delivering greater workforce choice for Australian women

The Coalition Government is giving greater choice to Australian families by making parental leave pay more flexible.   Each year thousands of parents return to work before they have used up all of their Government-funded Parental Leave Payment, losing the unused portion.   The new policy will allow families to split their parental leave payments…

Delivering greater workforce choice for Australian women

The Coalition Government is giving greater choice to Australian families by making parental leave pay more flexible.   Each year thousands of parents return to work before they have used up all of their Government-funded Parental Leave Payment, losing the unused portion.   The new policy will allow families to split their parental leave payments…

Crossing the finish line on 500km Walk for Autism

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has completed his 500km Walk for Autism, crossing the finish line at the Abacus Learning Centre in Hastings.   As part of his over 500km trek across the electorate of Flinders, the Minister has spoken to thousands of students about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and how…

Explore the possibilities with AccessAbility Day

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, is encouraging employers and people with disability to get involved in AccessAbility Day 2018 during the week of 26 – 30 November.   AccessAbility Day is an Australian Government initiative, connecting employers and people with disability for a day. The initiative aims to increase awareness, understanding…