Funding support for world leading cancer research

The Liberal National Government will invest  in world leading cancer research that will focus on more accurate diagnosis, more effective treatments and improved survivorship of a broad range of cancers.   Our Government, through Cancer Australia, will invest $7.1 million in research grants, with an additional $4.7 million contributed by funding partners Cancer Council Australia,…

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$500 million to boost primary care in 2018-19 MYEFO

The Liberal National Government has invested a further $512 million in strengthening primary care to support Australia’s doctors and specialists to deliver improved access and outcomes for patients.   $318 million will directly benefit GPs in their important role keeping people healthy and out of hospital, and in managing what can be challenging chronic conditions…

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Mission’s fight against Brain Cancer strengthens

The Liberal National Government is providing $5 million from the Australian Brain Cancer Mission to two leading oncology groups to improve outcomes for children and adults with brain cancer through high-quality clinical trials.   The Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology Oncology Group (ANZCHOG) and Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO), will each receive $2.5…

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$3 million for rare childhood brain disorders

The Liberal National Government is providing $3 million to close the loop from genetic diagnosis to clinical treatment for rare childhood brain disorders known as Leukodystrophies.   The research is being led by a consortium headed by Associate Professor Richard Leventer from the Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital and Professor Ernst Wolvetang from the University of…

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