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The Hon Mark Coulton MP
Assistant Trade and Investment Minister, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government
A joint media release with the Hon. Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Assistant Trade and Investment Minister, about emergency protocols to expedite the process of getting GPs and allied health workers to bushfire-affected communities.
Regional, rural and remote communities and patients across Australia will benefit from changes that begin on 1 January 2020 that will support more doctors, allied health professionals, nurses and Aboriginal health practitioners to work in country areas.
With many families and friends spending time together over the Christmas and New Year break, they are encouraged to discuss their wishes around organ and tissue donation.
Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, announcing the Australian Government’s latest release of funding in Round Three of its Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund.
Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, and Member for Calare, Andrew Gee MP, announcing construction is underway on a new medical school in Orange.
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.
A two-year education program will create incentives for allied health professionals to work in regional areas and better equip them with the skills they need for rural practice.
The generosity of organ donors and their families that have enabled the lives of transplant recipients to be transformed is being recognised tomorrow during DonateLife Thank You Day.
Australians in some of the most remote parts of the country will soon have greater access to a doctor, with the Australian Government investing $45.5 million in GP telehealth consultations.
A $7 million injection of funding in rural medical schools is part of an end-to-end approach to improve the future distribution of the medical workforce.
The Liberal and Nationals Government’s focus on improving rural, regional and remote health will continue with the re-appointment today of National Rural Health Commissioner, Emeritus Professor Paul Worley.
A new state of the art medical training centre that opened today in Toowoomba will provide a facility for the next generation of nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and midwives to hone their skills.
The new Australian and New Zealand Paired Kidney Exchange (ANZKX) Program is a Trans-Tasman partnership that aims to improve the lives of Australians and New Zealanders by increasing access to life-saving kidney transplants.
The Australian Government wants as many people as possible to consider registering for organ and tissue donation and understand they may one day give the gift of life to a fellow Australian