• $1.4 billion health boost for Indigenous communities

    Indigenous communities across Australia will benefit from a $1.4 billion investment in primary and preventable health care as part of the Abbott Government’s ongoing commitment to closing the gap. Minister for Health Sussan Ley and Assistant Minister for Health Senator Fiona Nash announced today 112 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health...

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  • $3.96m Roads to Recovery funding for Farrer

    Local councils in Farrer will today receive their latest share of the Australian Government’s $2.1b Roads to Recovery programme to assist with local road construction and maintenance. Federal MP, Sussan Ley noted close to $4million in local roads funding is in addition to the $15 million local governments across...

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  • Government continues Medicare consultation

    The Abbott Government is committed to protecting Medicare for the long-term. This includes maintaining high-quality care and treatment for all Australians, as well as ensuring bulk billing remains for concessional patients and the vulnerable. We also want to deliver policies that value general practice and other health professions and...

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  • Private Health Insurance Premiums

    Private health insurance premiums will increase by a weighted industry average of 6.18 per cent from April 1 2015, with Health Minister Sussan Ley encouraging consumers to “shop around to get the best deal”. Ms Ley said total benefits paid to private health insurance members grew by over $1...

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  • New Green Army project for Farrer

    Enhancing the Lake Menindee area is one of 350 national projects to be rolled out in coming weeks, as part of Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Green Army program. The Sunset Strip Progress Association has received the go ahead for works to enhance and revegetate areas near the...

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