$27 million for new medicines

The Morrison Government will invest $27 million to provide affordable access to three new medicine listings through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), helping Australians who are living with complications following stroke, those fighting cancer, and to support the enhanced response to the outbreak of syphilis in northern, central and southern Australia.   Three extended or…

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2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention – National Mental Health Commission coming to Safety Beach

The national conversation on the National Mental Health Commission’s 2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention, known as the Connections Project, will visit Safety Beach on Thursday, 5th September.   The Commission is visiting Safety Beach as part of a 26 city tour across Australia during July, August and September for their input into…

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A New Frontier in Emergency Stroke Care

A team of Melbourne researchers have been awarded a $1 million dollar grant through the Morrison Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontiers initiative to develop, test and ultimately implement portable brain imaging tools in air and road ambulances.   The new technologies will better equip first responders and have the potential to transform access…

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