Labor Fails to Deliver Comprehensive Mental Health Plan

Labor’s announcement today on mental health fails to appreciate the scale of the mental health challenge. Whilst any investment in mental health is welcomed, Labor’s response is underwhelming and does not acknowledge the complexity and breadth of the policy area. The Morrison Government committed an unprecedented $736 million boost to mental health in the 2019-20…

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$5 million for National Dust Diseases Taskforce

The Morrison Government will invest $5 million to establish a National Dust Diseases Taskforce to develop a national approach for the prevention, early identification, control and management of dust diseases in Australia. The funding will also establish a National Dust Diseases Register, commission new research to support understanding, prevention and treatment of preventable occupational lung…

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Liberal National Government to invest $300,000 into Hinterland Environmental Water Scheme

A re-elected Liberal National Government will invest $300,000 into the design of a business case for the Hinterland Environmental Water Scheme (HEWS).   The Scheme proposes redirecting Class A treated water from the current Gunnamatta outflow to Hinterland farmers, providing the potential to enhance agricultural production.   Liberal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt…

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