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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
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.
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.
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.
An additional joint investment of $10 million to the Australian Brain Cancer Mission will bring new hope for children with brain cancer.
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.
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.
The Liberal National Government will invest $1.5m to ensure Queensland children get a decent start in life through a new wrap-around service to be trialled in Redlands and Logan.
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 is investing $28 million for the development of four new urgent care centres in Perth that will help ease pressure on emergency departments, and provide greater choice for patients.
The Liberal National Government will contribute up to $16 million to develop a new multi storey carpark at Redlands Hospital that will help reduce congestion whilst providing greater access for patients, staff and visitors.
The Liberal National Government is investing $50 million so women and children in Geelong will soon have new and improved access to better hospital services.
The Liberal National Government is providing $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorders centres and provide national coordination for eating disorders treatment.
The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years.
The Liberal National Government is improving the lives of patients with breast cancer and a rare skin cancer by subsidising innovative medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients up to $150,000 a year.
The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in the establishment of a Dementia Centre of Excellence to be located at Curtin University’s Bentley Campus.
The Australian Government is investing $10 million in the establishment of a Dementia Centre of Excellence to be located at Curtin University’s Bentley Campus.
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 Australian Government has announced it will invest $15.1 million to upgrade Perth’s iconic King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), completing a long overdue makeover of the facilities infrastructure.
The Liberal National Government will invest $135,000 over two years for a pilot program to support the Central Queensland medical fraternity to better communicate with their colleagues and patients.
The Liberal National Government will establish a new satellite Headspace service in Sarina, to provide mental health services to young people in the region.