$25 million for a National Centre for Coasts, Environment and Climate at Point Nepean

As part of the 2019/20 Budget, the Liberal National Government will invest $25 million to establish a marine research centre in the heritage Quarantine Station buildings at Point Nepean.   The Centre, a partnership between Monash University and the University of Melbourne, will be a world leading interdisciplinary research facility on marine and coastal ecosystems,…

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$6.8 million to improve understanding of pain

The Liberal National Government will commit funding of up to $6.8 million to improve understanding and management of pain by consumers and health professionals. $2.5 million funding will be provided over four years from July 2019 for three projects: Up to $1 million to Painaustralia to support consumer awareness and education for people affected by…

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A further $4 million for heart disease and stroke

The Liberal National Government will invest a further $4 million to tackle heart disease and stroke on top of recently announced measures to address these deadly conditions.   In 2017 alone, more than 100,000 Australians experienced a heart attack or stroke and cardiovascular disease was the underlying cause of 43,500 deaths in Australia.   Stroke…

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$70 million for Mornington Peninsula Freeway and Jetty Road safety, noise reduction and overpass

The notorious intersection of Jetty Road and the Mornington Peninsula Freeway will receive a much needed funding boost to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety, thanks to the Morrison Government.   As part of major infrastructure upgrade works in the 2019/20 Budget, the Liberal National Government will invest:   $5 million for immediate roundabout metering…

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RECORD INVESTMENT ADVANCES LONG TERM NATIONAL HEALTH PLAN

The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years. It guarantees Medicare, makes a range of life-saving medicines and services more accessible and affordable, reduces out-of-pocket costs, strengthens primary care and mental health…

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$70 million for residential eating disorders treatment centres across Australia

The Liberal National Government is providing $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorders centres and provide national coordination for eating disorders treatment.   There are around 1 million Australians living with an eating disorder.   Eating disorders are extremely complex illnesses, and have one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric illness –…

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