$125 million to help our scientists make the next great medical discovery

The Turnbull Government is backing Australia’s world-leading medical researchers and scientists with $125.3 million to support their work in making the next major medical breakthrough. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding includes almost $39 million to fight multiple types of cancer facing children and adults, marking a significant investment on World Cancer…

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MELBOURNE DOORSTOP

E&OE… Topics: Launch of the Turnbull Government’s $125 million NHMRC funding into medical research GREG HUNT: Australia has an extraordinary tradition of medical research and today, World Cancer Day, is an advance on that extraordinary history. We think of Howard Florey, and Macfarlane Burnet, Ian Fraser, and the Australian of the Year this year Alan…

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Construction of the nbn gathers momentum

I am pleased to announce that construction is underway to connect a further 73,600 homes and businesses to the nbn in the Flinders electorate. This will provide superfast broadband at affordable prices that will be revolutionary for small businesses, students and people working from home. I hope residents and businesses will take advantage of this…

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Funding flows for youth mental health services in Frankston and across the Mornington Peninsula

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and Member for Dunkley Chris Crewther today announced the delivery of $240,000 in funding for Frankston headspace, ensuring vital mental health services are available to young people in the local community for the next two years. A total of $750,000 will fund youth mental health services from St Kilda to…

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