National Flu Vaccination Program Officially Launches

Seasonal influenza vaccines are now available through community pharmacy and GPs around the country, with a record supply to ensure everyone has access to the vaccine.   Approximately 5 million Australians have already had their 2021 flu vaccine, with over 20 million vaccines being made available through community pharmacy, GP’s and dedicated flu clinics this…

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$26.8 Million Investment to Support Young Australians

The Australian Government is continuing our support for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young Australians with a $26.8 million investment in Yourtown’s Kids Helpline.   Caring for the mental health and wellbeing of Australians, particularly children and young people, remains one of the Australian Government’s highest priorities.   It is estimated that…

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Ensuring Women’s Safety Across the Peninsula

The Morrison Government will provide immediate financial assistance to women who make the brave decision to leave a violent relationship.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the funding would support an estimated 12,000 women across Australia annually, including women on the Mornington Peninsula to leave difficult and violent relationships.  …

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$371 Million to Strengthen Agricultural Biosecurity

As part of the Morrison Government’s ongoing commitment to support our agricultural industry’s goal of $100 billion in farmgate output by 2030, safeguards to protect the Mornington Peninsula’s farming communities from exotic pests and diseases are being boosted with a new $371 million investment package to strengthen biosecurity.   The package complements significant reforms the…

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Australia secures Moderna vaccines

The Australian Government has secured 25 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to further diversify our vaccine portfolio as well as provide access to a booster or variant vaccine should this be required in the future. As confirmed in the 2021-22 Budget, the Government will commence an approach to market for mRNA manufacturing capacity…

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