Improving hygiene in Mornington Peninsula schools

The Morrison Government will provide an additional $10 million to improve COVID-19 hygiene measures in non-government schools that plan to have 50 per cent of their students back in the classroom by June 1. Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said non-government schools on the Mornington Peninsula would benefit from the additional…

Government backs innovative COVID-19 research

The Australian Government is supporting world-leading research into the latest COVID-19 treatments through a dedicated round of the Medical Research Future Fund’s Biomedical Translation Bridge. The Government, in partnership with the not-for-profit organisation MTPConnect, has announced a new round of its $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) Program to support COVID-19 related research projects. The…

Vocational education and training goes online

As COVID-19 has changed the way we work, train and study, the Morrison Government is working to deliver more training online for residents of the Mornington Peninsula.   The Government last month launched the improved and repurposed My Skills website which will now focus on online training for Australians looking to upskill during the COVID-19…

Opening of 100th COVID-19 GP-Led Respiratory Clinic

The 100th GP-led respiratory clinic opens today in Mudgee, New South Wales, as part of the Australian Government’s $2.4 billion health response to the COVID-19 outbreak.   Since the first GP-led respiratory clinics opened in Macquarie Park and Morayfield on the 21st March, more than 100 clinics have since opened around the country to assess…

International Nurses Day 2020

The tireless work of Australia’s nurses – particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic – have been recognised by the Federal Government as part of International Nurses Day. Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, said the virus emergency had created challenges for many, none were tougher than for our world-class health professionals working on the frontline. Today, 12…

Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Mental health support for front line health workers; Nursing scholarships announcement; General COVID-19 update; Government’s mental health pandemic plan; Social restrictions; Mother’s Day; Antibody testing.   GREG HUNT: Welcome everybody and I’m delighted to be here at Monash University at the school of nursing.   In particular, I’m joined by the Dean…

Campaign to combat domestic violence during COVID-19 crisis

The Morrison Government is rolling out extra measures to ensure people experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence know where to get help during the coronavirus pandemic.   The Help is Here campaign will include advertising across television, digital, social media, radio, magazines and newspapers as well as in shopping centres, hospitals and GP surgeries.  …