Statement on Mr Ben McDevitt

The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), Mr Ben McDevitt AM APM, has advised the Government that he has decided to step down as head of ASADA, from 5 May 2017. Mr McDevitt was appointed head of ASADA in May 2014 following a distinguished 30 year career in various national and…

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Child dental benefit cap to be $1000

The Turnbull Government is increasing the rebate available under the Child Dental Benefit Scheme (CDBS) to $1000 per child for treatment over a two year period. We are committed to ensuring that kids right across Australia – both in cities and remote areas – have access to the dentist when they need it. Under the…

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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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