$150,000 delivered to improve women’s sport in Tyabb

Women’s sport in Western Port received a boost this week, with the delivery of $150,000 in Federal Government funds to install upgraded change room facilities at Bunguyan Recreation Reserve in Tyabb.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, joined with Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor David Gill and Watson Ward Councillor Julie Morris…

Flinders residents encouraged to claim $110 million in Medicare rebates

A handy financial windfall is awaiting Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast residents, who need to do one simple thing to claim their cash from the Federal Government.   Local Medicare customers are being encouraged to update their bank account details so they can access missed Medicare rebates. Almost 670,000 people have not provided Medicare with…

$25 million for Peel Health Campus

The Liberal National Government will invest $25 million to upgrade the Peel Health Campus (PHC) in Western Australia, improving important health services for people in Mandurah and the Peel region.   An investment of $21 million through our Government’s Community Health and Hospitals Fund will deliver the expansion of the Emergency Department, the construction of…

$10 million for research into precision medicines

The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in research that will help use a person’s DNA and their environment to help create personalised medicine for a multitude of medical conditions including obesity, autism, and type 2 diabetes.   The funding will go to the Perth-based Australian National Phenome Centre at Murdoch University, which is…

$375 million for 50 MRI licences

The Liberal National Government will expand its MRI program to 50 new MRI licences, giving patients from all around Australia access to life saving scans.   As we mark World Cancer Day, this investment will allow patients to access Medicare-subsidised lifesaving scans for cancer as well as stroke, heart and other medical conditions.   An…

$54.5 million for type 1 diabetes research

The Liberal National Government will provide $54.5 million for research that will give new hope and support to the more than 120,000 Australian children and adults living with type 1 diabetes.   The funding is provided through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).   Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Australia will receive $25 million…

Statement

I am passionate about the Mornington Peninsula community. It is where I grew up and it is where I am now raising my family.   It’s a wonderful community I have been the representative of since 2001.   Every election you have to work hard to secure the support of the voters.   That hasn’t…

$36.8 million for Parkinson’s disease

The Liberal National Government is making a significant investment of $36.8 million for Parkinson’s medical research through the Garvin’s Institute’s Australian Parkinson Mission and in Parkinson’s nurses to improve the life of people living the disease and ultimately to find a cure for this devastating condition.   Parkinson’s disease is recognised as the second most…

Mornington Peninsula and Frankston tourism industry continues to boom

The Mornington Peninsula and Frankston communities continue to benefit from strong domestic traveller numbers, according to the latest Visitor Survey data.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the latest results showed that the Mornington Peninsula continued to be a major tourist hotspot for domestic travellers.   “In the year to…

Medicines for the treatment of psoriasis listed on the PBS

The Liberal National Government will make two new medicines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis more affordable, saving patients up to $32,600 per year. The medicine Tremfya® (Guselkumab) is being listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from February 1 for the treatment of severe chronic plaque psoriasis. The medicine would cost around…