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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Australian Government will invest over $40 million to provide affordable access to two new medicine listings through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), helping Australians with opiate addiction and those suffering breathlessness throughout their final stages of life.
The Liberal National Government will provide $7 million for a new palliative care facility that will give terminally ill people on the Fraser Coast, an alternative choice on where they wish to spend their final days.
Gympie’s much loved Little Haven Palliative Care has secured funding from the Liberal Nationals Government, enabling it to continue to extend its highly regarded service in the community.
For the first time, Australian prescribers of medicinal cannabis will have access to up-to-date information to help inform their decision-making about patient treatment options for a number of conditions.