King Edward Memorial Hospital to receive $15 million revitalisation

The Liberal National Government has announced it will invest $15.1 million to upgrade Perth’s iconic King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), completing a long overdue makeover of the facilities infrastructure.   Federal funding will deliver real benefits to Western Australia’s only tertiary maternity and gynaecological hospital that will ensure the delivery of the highest standard of…

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Beyond the horizon innovation

On Monday, 25 March 2019, CSIRO co-hosted the Inaugural U.S.- Australia CTO Innovation Dialogue with the Council on Competitiveness in Sydney, Australia.   The Dialogue brought together leaders from the Council on Competitiveness and its “Technology Leadership & Strategy Initiative”, CSIRO, the Australian Advisory Board on Healthcare and Technology Competitiveness, with U.S. and Australian delegates…

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$12.6 million to improve cancer and rehabilitation services in Mornington

Local’s battling cancer along the Mornington Peninsula will soon have access to closer and improved services following a $12.6 million investment by the Liberal National Government. $10 million in federal funding will boost cancer support services delivered by The Bays Healthcare Group, and improve community health access with the construction of a new Comprehensive Cancer Centre at…

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$65 million to unlock the potential of personalised medicine through genomics

The Liberal Government will provide over $65 million in competitive research grants to Australia’s best and brightest researchers to unlock the power of personalised medicine through genomics and potentially find cures for cancer, children’s illnesses and diseases with low survival rates.   Genomics means that each patient will have their particular disease individually tested through what is…

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