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Boosting Health Services in Tasmania


The Morrison Government is investing almost $92 million to support better health care for all Tasmanians, improving waiting times for elective surgery, boosting mental health and maternity services and increasing cancer diagnosis scans.

$10 million funding boost for endometriosis research and awareness


The Liberal National Government will provide more support for women with endometriosis with new funding to raise awareness of the disease and research to improve the treatment and understanding of this often misunderstood and crippling condition.

$52.2 million to improve women’s health


The Liberal National Government will today launch the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 with more than $50 million in funding to improve women’s health in areas such as ovarian cancer and endometriosis.

$6 million mental health win for Midland Hospital


The Liberal National Government will provide a $6 million investment in St John of God Midland Public Hospital for the construction of a Mental Health Emergency Centre.

Glen centre for women gets the green light


A drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation program specifically for women and run by the people behind one of Australia’s most successful Aboriginal service providers is set to become a reality.

Goulburn Valley to receive $1.4 million clinical training hub


The Australian Government will invest $1.4 million in funding for an Integrated Clinical Training Hub aimed at upskilling medical practitioners and improving services.

Recent increases in measles cases in Australia


I am concerned about the recent increases in measles cases in Australia and want to make sure our community is well protected against this very serious disease.

Redevelopment set for Stanhope Community Health and Medical Practice


Communities throughout Campaspe will soon have access to state-of-the-art health services and facilities following a $250,000 investment from the Australian Government.

Review of natural therapies for private health insurance


The Australian Government will commission an updated review of certain natural therapies including a five year update to its 2014-15 review of natural therapies.

Delivering additional drug and alcohol treatment facilities and services for the North West


The Liberal National Government is investing an additional $6.3 million for new residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment facilities and services on the North West Coast.

Federal support for The Cottage


The Liberal National Government is investing $300,000 to support drug and alcohol services in Goulburn Valley.

$2.3 million to improve safety of pelvic floor surgery


The Liberal National Government will invest $2.3 million over three years to improve health outcomes for the more than 20,000 women who undergo pelvic floor surgical procedures each year.

$30m for new Swan Hill Hospital


The Australian Government will invest $30m for a new hospital at Swan Hill.

Collaboration secures additional $10 million funding to Australian Brain Cancer Mission


An additional joint investment of $10 million to the Australian Brain Cancer Mission will bring new hope for children with brain cancer.

Hearing screening services for children in Brisbane


The Liberal National Government will invest $200,000 over two years to improve hearing screening services to over 6,500 children living in Queensland.

Mental Health Commission appointments strengthen suicide prevention plan


Three new members have been appointed to the National Mental Health Commission’s Advisory Board to further strengthen the Government’s focus on youth mental health and suicide prevention.

Record GP bulk billing rates


GP bulk billing rates under Medicare rose to 86 per cent in the six months from July to December 2018, a record high for this period.

$6.8 million to improve understanding of pain


The Liberal National Government will commit funding of up to $6.8 million to improve understanding and management of pain by consumers and health professionals.

A further $4 million for heart disease and stroke


The Liberal National Government will invest a further $4 million to tackle heart disease and stroke on top of recently announced measures to address these deadly conditions.

$18m for world-class health research institute in Orange, NSW


The Liberal National Government will invest $18 million to develop a world-class rural health and medical research facility that will support the needs of rural communities through-out Australia.

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