National Plan for elite sport and participation

Today I invite all Australians and the sporting community to play a part in shaping the Turnbull Government‘s new National Sport Plan. The Plan will be a long-term strategy for the whole of sport and will examine four key pillars of participation, performance, prevention through physical activity, and integrity. A national lottery, to be developed…

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More support for Men’s Sheds across Australia

The Turnbull Government is providing funding for 105 Men’s Sheds across Australia to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of men in our communities. A total of 123 grants totalling $400,000 have been awarded to Sheds across Australia. This is an important program for men in the community to connect with each other,…

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New pathology centre delivers for Bunbury

Patients at Bunbury Regional Hospital are receiving faster diagnosis and an improved range of treatments as a result of the hospital’s redeveloped pathology centre. The Federal Coalition Government provided $4.8 million for the redevelopment, which more than tripled the size of the PathWest pathology centre’s testing capacity. The new pathology laboratory has enabled the hospital…

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New headspace centre for Mandurah

The Turnbull Government will establish a new headspace in Mandurah to provide mental health services to young people in the region. Federal Member for Canning Andrew Hastie said young people in the local area faced many challenges and this new service would provide a significant boost of support. “The establishment of a headspace in Mandurah…

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Transcript – Bunbury doorstop

E&OE… Topics: $4.8 million new pathology centre at Bunbury Regional Hospital; Budget; PBS listings; WA shark policy NOLA MARINO: Well, I think it’s just fantastic to have the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt here in the southwest of Western Australia, particularly in this wonderful laboratory and the investment of the Federal Government in this. GREG…

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Transcript – Mandurah doorstop

E&OE… Topics: New headspace for Mandurah ANDREW HASTIE: Well, good afternoon everyone. It is my absolute pleasure to welcome the Health Minister Greg Hunt to the Peel region, specifically at the Billy Dower Centre today in Mandurah. It’s a very important announcement that he’s about to make, but I just want to seed it within…

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