New $8 Million Health and Hospital Expansion in Victor Harbor

The Morrison Government will invest $8.4 million to expand hospital care and dialysis services in South Australia’s rapidly growing region of Victor Harbor. Funding from the Government’s Community Health and Hospitals Program (CHHP) will deliver new services to the region that will enable a more timely transfer of patients requiring admission from the emergency department…

$300,000 to support Western Port Biosphere

A re-elected Liberal National Government will invest up to $300,000 over the next three years to support the continuing operations of the Western Port Biosphere.   The $100,000 per annum funding will allow the Biosphere to expand their conservation efforts, including continued on-ground work on monitoring native Southern Brown Bandicoot populations, the UNESCO Ramsar wetlands…

$395,972 for sporting facilities in Tyabb and Rye

The Morrison Government is delivering more than $395,000 for two major sporting infrastructure projects to improve community sport on the Mornington Peninsula.   RJ Rowley Reserve in Rye will receive $245,972 for lighting upgrades, with Bunguyan Reserve in Tyabb to receive $150,000 towards stage two of pavilion redevelopment.   Liberal Member for Flinders, the Hon.…

$2Million for the National LGBTI Health Alliance

The Morrison Government will provide an additional $2 million to the National LGBTI Health Alliance over two years for the peer support telephone and online support service, QLife. Demand for the service has steadily increased over the past four years —up 20 per cent in 2017-18 alone. The service has also increased its service hours…

$5 million secured for redevelopment of Rosebud Hospital

The Morrison Government will invest $5 million into stage one of the redevelopment of Rosebud Hospital on the Mornington Peninsula as part of a comprehensive plan to improve local health and mental health. Liberal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, said the funding would help revolutionise healthcare on the Mornington Peninsula. “Residents and…

NOVEL LIFE-SAVING CANCER THERAPY NOW AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA

I am proud to announce that the novel life-saving cancer treatment CAR-T therapy will become available in Australia, saving patients from travelling overseas for the treatment that costs up to $500,000. CAR-T therapy, Kymriah®, will be made available to Australian children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia that has relapsed or is refractory to…

FREE NATIONAL FLU VACCINATION PROGRAM FOR 2019 COMMENCES

I encourage Australians to get a flu shot as more than six million doses of influenza vaccine become available for free for eligible people through the Federal-Government funded National Immunisation Program (NIP). On the advice of the medical authorities vaccines are being distributed to states and territories and will be available from mid-April to help protect Australians against this…

LABOR CAUGHT OUT POLITICISING THE FLU SEASON

The election is only hours old and already we have the most disgraceful health scare campaign from Labor – this time on the flu vaccination and children. It is utterly shameful that Daniel Andrews is politicising the flu season and we utterly reject the Victorian Labor Government’s assertion. Daniel Andrews has been caught out deliberately…

$19.7 million National Men’s Health Strategy

The Liberal National Government will today launch the National Men’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 with more that $19 million to guide action over the decade to improve the health and wellbeing of every Australian man and boy.   We will release the National Men’s Health Strategy, which sets out a national approach to improving health outcomes…

$1.5 million for Abacus Learning Centre & Western Port Secondary College

The Liberal National Government is investing $1.5 million into Western Port to improve the mental health of students and the educational experience for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To improve these outcomes for children and their families, the Coalition Government will invest: • $1 million for the construction of a new, purpose built facility…