RECORD INVESTMENT ADVANCES LONG TERM NATIONAL HEALTH PLAN

The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years. It guarantees Medicare, makes a range of life-saving medicines and services more accessible and affordable, reduces out-of-pocket costs, strengthens primary care and mental health…

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$70 million for residential eating disorders treatment centres across Australia

The Liberal National Government is providing $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorders centres and provide national coordination for eating disorders treatment.   There are around 1 million Australians living with an eating disorder.   Eating disorders are extremely complex illnesses, and have one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric illness –…

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$10 million for dementia centre of excellence to be established at Curtin University

The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in the establishment of a Dementia Centre of Excellence to be located at Curtin University’s Bentley Campus. The funding will go towards building the Centre’s infrastructure, with a further $10 million from Curtin University to fund the fit-out, implementation of the Centre’s activities and to support an…

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King Edward Memorial Hospital to receive $15 million revitalisation

The Liberal National Government has announced it will invest $15.1 million to upgrade Perth’s iconic King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), completing a long overdue makeover of the facilities infrastructure.   Federal funding will deliver real benefits to Western Australia’s only tertiary maternity and gynaecological hospital that will ensure the delivery of the highest standard of…

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Beyond the horizon innovation

On Monday, 25 March 2019, CSIRO co-hosted the Inaugural U.S.- Australia CTO Innovation Dialogue with the Council on Competitiveness in Sydney, Australia.   The Dialogue brought together leaders from the Council on Competitiveness and its “Technology Leadership & Strategy Initiative”, CSIRO, the Australian Advisory Board on Healthcare and Technology Competitiveness, with U.S. and Australian delegates…

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$12.6 million to improve cancer and rehabilitation services in Mornington

Local’s battling cancer along the Mornington Peninsula will soon have access to closer and improved services following a $12.6 million investment by the Liberal National Government. $10 million in federal funding will boost cancer support services delivered by The Bays Healthcare Group, and improve community health access with the construction of a new Comprehensive Cancer Centre at…

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