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January 2018


Supporting the life savers of Mackay

29 January 2018

Media release

Surf life saving clubs are a much loved part of Australia’s beach culture. At a visit to the Mackay Surf Life Saving Club in Queensland, Minister for Sport, Senator Bridget McKenzie restated the Australian Government’s support for the vital service these clubs provide for the community.


Australian Winter Olympic Team announced

29 January 2018

Media release

Australia will be represented by 45 athletes next month in PyeongChang competing in a number of events including aerial skiing, snowboarding, bobsleigh, cross country skiing and figure skating.


New services for young children in Gympie

22 January 2018

Media release

Local families will benefit from a new $120,000 service providing multidisciplinary early intervention to young children in Gympie who are at risk of falling behind in their development.


Continuing rollout of Local Drug Action Teams across Australia

18 January 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is continuing to take action to combat the scourge of ice and other illicit drugs with more Local Drug Action Teams set to rollout across Australia.


Grants and workshops to develop Women Leaders in Sport

11 January 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide more than $210,000 in grants as well as expanded workshop opportunities to develop hundreds of female sporting leaders in 2018.


$110 million additional investment in child and youth mental health

08 January 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians.


$110 million additional investment in child and youth mental health

08 January 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians.


We’re set to sizzle – so take care

05 January 2018

Media release

With parts of the country set to experience record hot temperatures, the Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie, is urging people to stay safe in the sun and the water.


$3 million to save lives in the water

01 January 2018

Media release

The Turnbull Government will provide an additional $3 million to life saving clubs and other water safety organisations around Australia to help reduce drowning deaths and near-deaths.

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