Media Releases

$65 million boost for Frankston & Mornington Peninsula health

The Liberal National Government will invest $42 million as part of a $65 million package to deliver greatly improved health outcomes for Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.   This is part of the Morrison Government’s Victorian Health and Medical Research Plan.   The Australian Government will invest:   $32 million for the Peninsula Health-Monash University…

Health funding facts website launched

A new Health Funding Facts website has been launched to help families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Liberal National Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians.   www.health.gov.au/health-funding-facts is a one-stop-shop enabling Australians to access data on how the Morrison Government is investing in:   Record…

Victoria to lead the world in cancer treatment and medical research

The Morrison Government is investing almost half a billion dollars to deliver world-leading cancer treatment for Australian patients, extra hospital infrastructure, more mental health services and new medical research projects. The $496 million investment backs Victoria’s position as a global leader in health and medical research and provides new support for patients while creating Australian jobs. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said $80 million would help…

Funding for community safety on the Mornington Peninsula

The Morrison Coalition Government has boosted funding for grants from the Safer Communities Fund following the terrible terrorist attack in New Zealand.   “Religious and community organisations and schools on the Mornington Peninsula can apply for funding to increase security at their premises from this week,” the Federal member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt…

$2 million boost for tradie mental health

Tradies in Victoria will have more services to assist them in improving their mental health, thanks to the Morrison Government.   The Liberal National Government will invest $2 million through the North Western Melbourne and South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Networks (NWMPHN and SEMPHN) to fund two Hope Assistance Local Tradies (HALT) suicide prevention community…

Mornington Peninsula short changed by Labor infrastructure funding

Major local roads on the Mornington Peninsula have been left off the table following Labor’s recent infrastructure announcement for Victoria.   While in the seat of Holt, Victorian and Federal Labor announced eight projects to help improve traffic flow in South East Melbourne but ignored the critical Peninsula priorities.   Federal Member for Flinders, the…

Southern Peninsula waits for Labor’s mental health funds

One month on from the Federal Liberal National Government’s $3.3 million investment into mental health on the Southern Peninsula, the Victorian Labor Government continues to break their promise to match Federal funding.   In February, the Australian Government delivered $3.3 million into local projects to improve mental health on the Peninsula, including:   $1.5 million…

Rosebud Hospital to benefit from $24.6 million regional cancer trials

I am delighted to announce that residents on the Mornington Peninsula will soon be able to undergo trials to treat cancer and rare diseases closer to home thanks to the Morrison Government.   The Liberal National Government is providing almost $25 million so Australians with cancer and rare diseases have access to clinical trials no…