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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Liberal National Government will invest $6 million that will enable Cabrini Health to establish a new Institute of Cancer at its Malvern site, allowing researchers and clinicians to work together towards life-saving breakthroughs.
The Liberal National Government is expanding the cancer treatment capacity at the Central Coast Cancer Centre with a $3.8 million investment for a new linear accelerator (LINAC).
The Liberal National Government is investing $5 million for the redevelopment of the renowned Power House building at Albert Park Lake to enhance social cohesion with at risk youth and the disability sector.
The Australian Government will provide over $65 million in competitive research grants to Australia’s best and brightest researchers to unlock the power of personalised medicine through genomics and potentially find cures for cancer, children’s illnesses and diseases with low survival rates.
The Mater Hospital in Townsville will receive $9 million in funding under the Liberal National Government’s Community Health and Hospitals Program to relocate and re-build its Maternity and Neonatal unit.
A new Health Funding Facts website has been launched to help families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Liberal National Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians.
The Liberal National Government invest almost half a billion dollars to make Victoria a centre for health, medical research and innovative cancer treatments.
The Liberal National Government will invest $2.57 million to assist Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) help families of seriously ill children.
The Liberal National Government is investing $3 million seed-funding into drug education not-for-profit Sideffect to support a national evidence-based online prevention program for delivery in schools across the country.
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 Australian Government will invest $4.5 million over three years to support the mental health of young Australians in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
Patients in Bowen will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions with the Liberal National Government awarding $5 million to Bowen Hospital for the purchase of a CT Scanner.
The Australian Government will list crucial medicines for Cancer, Parkinson’s and motor neurone on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients up to $300,000 a year.
The Liberal National Government will establish a new satellite Headspace service in Esperance, to provide mental health services to young people in the region.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $200 million to reduce out-of-pocket costs for X-rays and ultrasound services and nine new MRI licences for Victoria.
The Australian Government will help reduce the out of pocket medical expenses for Australian families needing life-saving scans like ultrasounds and X-rays with an almost $200 million investment.
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.
The Liberal National Government has announced the recipients of $20 million worth of grants to boost in need drug and alcohol treatment services across South Australia.
The Australian Government will provide $1.2 million to help hundreds of young Aboriginal people in Victoria to lead healthier lives, with a focus on nutrition, fitness, wellbeing and mental health.
The Australian Government is providing $50 million for nationally co-ordinated medical research to improve the recovery of patients with a traumatic brain injury.