• Grants for Sporting Schools now open

    Schools across the country can now apply for funding grants as part of the Abbott Government’s $100 million Sporting School’s programme aimed to get more children fit and healthy and involved in sport earlier in life. Minister for Health and Sport Sussan Ley today announced that over 2,000 primary...

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  • $18 million for Basin diversification projects

    Twenty-one projects which will help grow and strengthen the rural NSW economy have been granted almost $18 million of Australian Government funding through the Murray-Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the funding was to assist Murray-Darling...

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  • Round Two opens for Stronger Regions

    Councils and incorporated not-for-profit organisations can now apply for funding of between $20,000 and $10 million for capital infrastructure projects under Round Two of the Federal Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund. Farrer MP, Sussan Ley, today encouraged any eligible organisation to apply, with the Fund designed to strengthen local...

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  • 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement – Update

    The Abbott Government is continuing to work closely with the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, including consumers, to deliver an overarching reform package that ensures Australians continue to get access to affordable medicines when and where they need them now and into the future. Part of this includes negotiating a...

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  • New Medical School for Curtin University

    The Commonwealth Government will support Curtin University’s proposal to establish a new medical school that will help address the health workforce needs of Western Australia. Curtin University will offer a new five-year undergraduate, direct-entry medical programme that will select and train students to work in areas of need around...

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