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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
A joint media release with the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, announcing $100 million to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s announcement on agreements with all 8 states and territories for projects under the $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals Program.
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.
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.
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.
The Liberal National Government will provide $2.3 million for a pilot program in 10 regional centres in Western Australia for people living in an unhealthy environment of domestic violence.
The Liberal National Government will invest $700,000 to help sick young people and their families living in rural and regional NSW gain greater access to medical services in city centres.
Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said that the Coalition Government was committed to helping deliver health services locally announcing $3.5million in funding towards health projects across the Bass Coast.
The Liberal National Government invest almost half a billion dollars to make Victoria a centre for health, medical research and innovative cancer treatments.
The Australian Government is providing almost $25 million so Australians with cancer and rare diseases have access to clinical trials no matter where they live including regional and remote Victoria.
The Liberal National Government will establish a new satellite Headspace service in Esperance, to provide mental health services to young people in the region.
The Morrison Government will provide a $505,000 capital grant for a new medical centre in Katanning to provide quality health care to people in the Great Southern.
As an emergency response, the Australian Government is providing greater access to GP services for Australians living in flood-affected communities throughout Queensland.
The Liberal National Government will invest $8.6 million to build a new emergency department at Mount Barker Hospital in South Australia, improving important health services for people throughout the Adelaide Hills region.
The Australian Government will establish the HeartKids Project with $26 million to tackle childhood heart disease, which affects more than 65,000 Australians.
$12 million to protect and expand Heart of Australia mobile cardiology and other services in rural Queensland
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding the announcement of $12 million to protect and expand Heart of Australia mobile cardiology and other services in rural Queensland and Rural and Regional Health.
The Australian Government will provide $20 million to boost drug and alcohol treatment services in South Australia particularly in regional and rural areas.
The Australian Government will provide $4.8 million to boost mental health services in North West Tasmania, committing new funding for mental health nurses and extra support for patients in regional areas.