New headspace centre for Whyalla

The Turnbull Government will establish a new headspace mental health service in Whyalla, South Australia to provide ongoing support to young people in the region. This service will provide a welcome boost to local mental health services, in an area previously identified as being of high need. Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, said the…

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Melbourne Doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Opening of Holmesglen Private Hospital; $5.9 million for prostate cancer nurses; Australian Olympic Committee; Budget GREG HUNT: I am delighted to be here today with Tim Wilson and Robert Cooke for the official opening of Holmesglen Private Hospital. This is a partnership between Healthscope and Holmesglen. It’s exactly what should be happening in…

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New campaign to encourage further childhood vaccination

The Turnbull Government is rolling out a new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated. While Australia’s immunisation rates are already high, the Government wants all Australian children fully vaccinated before they start school. Research shows that when people are fully informed about the benefits of…

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2017 influenza vaccines now available

Vaccinations to protect Australians against four strains of this year’s influenza virus are now available – and are free of charge to those most at risk of getting sick this flu season. I urge all Australians to consider getting a flu shot this year. Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for any person six months of…

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Transcript – Sydney doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Launch of the national influenza vaccine program for 2017; budget; Medicare GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to be here today at the Northbridge Medical Practice with Dr Brian Morton, with the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy and of course the Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman. Today we are launching flu shots and…

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