500,000 Ways to Improve the Health of Australian Men

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Hon Mark Coulton MP Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government     JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government is continuing to support the health of men and boys by providing half a million dollars in the latest round…

National Flu Vaccination Program Officially Launches

Seasonal influenza vaccines are now available through community pharmacy and GPs around the country, with a record supply to ensure everyone has access to the vaccine.   Approximately 5 million Australians have already had their 2021 flu vaccine, with over 20 million vaccines being made available through community pharmacy, GP’s and dedicated flu clinics this…

Additional Support for Sick Kids and Their Families in Queensland

Families of sick children across Queensland will have better access to much-needed accommodation and support through the newly refurbished Ronald McDonald House in South Brisbane.   The Australian Government invested $2.57 million to renovate and modify areas of Ronald McDonald House, which will be a life saver for regional and Far North Queensland families of…

$26.8 Million Investment to Support Young Australians

The Australian Government is continuing our support for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young Australians with a $26.8 million investment in Yourtown’s Kids Helpline.   Caring for the mental health and wellbeing of Australians, particularly children and young people, remains one of the Australian Government’s highest priorities.   It is estimated that…

Ensuring Women’s Safety Across the Peninsula

The Morrison Government will provide immediate financial assistance to women who make the brave decision to leave a violent relationship.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the funding would support an estimated 12,000 women across Australia annually, including women on the Mornington Peninsula to leave difficult and violent relationships.  …

National Action Plan to Ease Chronic Pain for Australians

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   Senator Wendy Askew Senator for Tasmania   MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government has today launched its National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management, providing Australians living with chronic pain access to the care and support they need.   Providing a whole-of-care approach,…

$371 Million to Strengthen Agricultural Biosecurity

As part of the Morrison Government’s ongoing commitment to support our agricultural industry’s goal of $100 billion in farmgate output by 2030, safeguards to protect the Mornington Peninsula’s farming communities from exotic pests and diseases are being boosted with a new $371 million investment package to strengthen biosecurity.   The package complements significant reforms the…

Continued Improvement for Mornington Peninsula Roads

As part of the Morrison Governments $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program, various road projects across the Mornington Peninsula have been approved for funding, which will support local jobs, businesses and boost the economy during COVID-19.   Across the Peninsula, 6 road projects have been approved for funding:   Boneo Road / Besgrove…