• New Primary Health Networks to deliver better local care

    Australian patients are set to receive better access to frontline health services in their local area as part of the Abbott Government’s plans to improve the health of the nation, with the country’s new Primary Health Network (PHN) on track to begin rolling out from July 1. Minister for...

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  • RIP Richie Benaud OBE

    It’s a sad day for generations of cricket fans the world over and for all Australians with the passing of former Australian test cricket captain Richie Benaud OBE. His legacy and contribution to cricket is unparalleled and all Australians will miss his unique style of commentary accompanying our summers....

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  • New regions for GP specialist training

    The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, today announced new training regions and governance arrangements for the future delivery of GP specialist training. Ms Ley said the new geographic boundaries for 11 training regions to deliver the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) programme had been developed in consultation with GP...

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  • Mental Health funding confirmed

    Mental health services will have their funding renewed in a move to give them certainty, Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced today. Ms Ley said the 12 month extension – worth almost $300 million – would allow frontline services to continue to be delivered while work progressed on the...

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  • 15,000 Farrer homes & businesses in latest NBN rollout

    Around 15,300 homes and businesses across Farrer are a step closer to getting the National Broadband Network, with the fixed line network build to commence next year. NBN Co today released a quarterly national rollout plan to September 2016, which includes 9000 homes and businesses in Albury, West Albury,...

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