Delivering more Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in the NT

The Australian Government is investing $8.75 million over four years to provide additional health services in the Northern Territory as part of its commitment to strengthen Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.   Delivered through the Northern Territory Pathways to Community Control program (NT P2CC), the funding will provide First Nations people with access to effective,…

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Continued improvement for Mornington Peninsula Roads

As part of our $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, The Morrison Government has approved funding for road community projects on the Mornington Peninsula, which is boosting the economy during COVID-19 by supporting local jobs creators and businesses.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said getting shovels in the…

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Community stops AGL Gas Plant in Crib Point

In welcome news for the Mornington Peninsula, the Andrews Government has heeded the calls of the local community and elected representatives, rejecting the proposed AGL gas plant in Crib Point   Thanks to the work of Save Westernport, the Mornington Peninsula Shire, Neale Burgess MP and others in the local community, Planning Minister Richard Wynne…

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$27 million for next-generation medical research

$27 million for next-generation medical research   Ten new medical research projects, including an education program to improve health literacy for socio-economically and culturally diverse new parents will be funded, thanks to the Morrison Government and the Australian medical community.   The Parenting+ project, funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Partnership Project…

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$2.1 million to support Australians with diabetes

The Australian Government is investing $2.1 million over four years, making it easier for Australians with diabetes to monitor their condition.   From November 1, point-of-care glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) tests will be listed on Medicare, funding 19,000 tests for Australians with previously diagnosed diabetes.   Around one in twenty Australian adults have diabetes. The condition…

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Life-improving research for brain cancer survivors

The Morrison Government is providing $2.6 million to researchers at the University of Melbourne to use the latest information technology to improve the lives of people who have survived brain cancer.   Funded by the Morrison Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Australian Brain Cancer Mission ­– 2020 Brain Cancer Survivorship Grant Opportunity, the three-year…

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