• Cardiac Catheter Laboratory opens at Albury-Wodonga Private Hospital

    Local MP and Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, today officially opened a state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory at Albury-Wodonga Private Hospital. The only equipment of its kind in the region, the service has recently been upgraded to meet the needs of the community and avoid patients being forced to travel...

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  • Australian children shooting towards a healthy lifestyle

    In the lead up to the Diamonds representing Australia in the Netball World Cup in Sydney, primary schools across the country are being offered a new Sporting Schools pilot programme as part of the Abbott Government’s plan to get more children active and healthy through sport. Netball Australia has...

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  • Government steps in to save symbolic Headframe No 4

    The Federal Government will allocate $121,000 to ensure the Headframe No 4 site in Broken Hill remains an iconic symbol of Australia’s first National Heritage Listed City. Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, today announced funding from the Commonwealth’s Protecting National Historic Sites programme, which will begin the first stage...

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  • $9 million to protect Australia’s national heritage

    The historic Bonegilla Migrant Centre outside Wodonga is one of 18 successful projects to share in almost $9 million funding under the Australian Government’s Protecting National Historic Sites programme. Local MP, Sussan Ley, today confirmed Wodonga City Council will receive $771,000 for significant remedial work to existing huts and...

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  • National Strategy to address antibiotic overuse

    A new national strategy will aim to reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance following statistics showing Australia’s consumption of antibiotics is among the highest in the developed world. Minister for Health Sussan Ley and Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce said Australia’s first Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy would address the decreasing...

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