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Funding for more Local Drug Action Teams announced

Local organisations are urged to apply for funding to put more Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) on the ground to tackle ice and other drug issues in our communities. Round four of the LDAT program has now opened and interested community organisations have until the 7...

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New Cystic Fibrosis medicine added to PBS

The Morrison Government will subsidise a life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine which significantly extends the lives of patients while saving families up to a quarter of a million dollars a year. Orkambi® will be available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)...

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Budget delivers for McMillan

Families from across the electorate of McMillan will benefit from the Turnbull Government’s significant infrastructure investment with an additional $7.8 billion delivered in the 2018-19 Budget. Member for McMillan, Russell Broadbent said that the Budget set a clear...

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Highest bulk-billing rate on record

New Medicare data shows a record amount of Australian patients are seeing their doctor without paying a cent, with the bulk-billing rate increasing to 85.8 per cent in the first half of the 2017–18 financial year. This is the highest GP bulk-billing rate on record for...

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COMMUNITY HERITAGE GRANTS

CHG is a federally funded grants program, operating since 1994, which offers grants of up to $15,000 to assist in preserving cultural heritage collections of national significance. Not-for-profit organisations, such as historical societies, regional museums, public...

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