Senator the Hon Brett Mason - Media Items
Listed below are media items for Senator the Hon Brett Mason, Former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing
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29 August 2007
The Australian Government today announced more than $15 million in funding for two new palliative care initiatives.
24 August 2007
Australia has recognised Canadian regulations on new industrial chemicals, a step that will help to streamline approvals in Australia.
23 August 2007
More than $4 million is being provided through the fourth round of the Local Palliative Care Grants Program to improve palliative care services to help ease the burden of people with terminal illnesses and their families and carers.
19 August 2007
Research in South Australia into end of life and palliative care practices will be supported by two National Health and Medical Research Council grants announced on 19 August.
15 August 2007
Seventeen thousand Australian households will be contacted for interviews about their mental health and wellbeing. About 300 Australian Bureau of Statistics staff members will carry out the interviews in the second major epidemiological survey of its kind undertaken in Australia - 10 years after the first.
13 August 2007
A new home for Palliative Care Australia was officially opened in Canberra on 13 August by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing, Senator Brett Mason.
13 August 2007
New education and training packages launched on 13 August by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing, Senator Brett Mason, will help GPs and other health professionals to continue providing quality care to people with a mental illness.
03 August 2007
Mental health services in central Australia and the Eyre Peninsula will increase after a $2.2 million funding boost.
02 August 2007
A new series of multilingual brochures will help Melbourne residents from different cultures understand how palliative care services can help people with a terminal illness.