• Mental health service celebrates helping its 50,000th patient

    A free telephone and online treatment service for people experiencing stress, anxiety, low mood or depression is celebrating helping its 50,000th patient.   Minister for Heath and Aged Care Sussan Ley said Mindspot has proven to be a vital first step to managing people’s mental health. “This is a significant...

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  • Fast and reliable broadband a step closer for Balranald

    The nbn rollout across the Riverina and South West of NSW takes another step forward today with work commencing on fixed line broadband services for the town of Balranald.   Farrer MP Sussan Ley said “this faster, more reliable internet will open up a range of fresh opportunities for local...

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  • Another day, another round of Mediscare lies from the Labor Party

    Today marks just another day of Mediscare lies from the Labor Party and Bill Shorten through their questioning during Senate Estimates. No government has invested more into Medicare than the Turnbull Government. We will increase Medicare funding by a further $4 billion over the next four years. Our record...

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  • Digital payments IT system replacement

    The Australian Government will replace the IT system to deliver reliable and accurate health, aged care and veterans’ payments. Australia’s existing health and aged care payments system is 30-years-old and is now obsolete. The new system will support the Australian Government continuing to own, operate and deliver Medicare, PBS,...

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  • Turnbull Government to ease pressure on private health insurance premiums

    The Turnbull Government will reduce the cost of thousands of medical devices ranging from pacemakers and lenses to knees and hips by half-a-billion dollars to take pressure off private health insurance premiums for Australians. Minister for Health Sussan Ley today announced reforms to regulations that have seen the cost...

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