• Medicare consultations positive & ongoing

    Minister for Health Sussan Ley has labelled her ongoing consultations with GPs and their representative groups about protecting Medicare for the long-term “positive”, with “many constructive ideas put on the table” to date. Ms Ley, who is holding meetings and forums with a broad range of health stakeholders in...

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  • $100m to ensure sustainability for NSW irrigators

    The Australian Government has announced a new round of funding for private irrigation infrastructure operators in New South Wales. The Government will work with the NSW State Government and private irrigation infrastructure operators to deliver $100 million under Round Three of the Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program. Announcing the...

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  • Historic night for Australian football

    “Australia has a proud tradition of hosting world class international sporting events and this Asian Cup 2015 has again showcased our country’s sporting excellence. I would like to congratulate the organisers, the Australian public, those who visited our country and all of the players, officials and volunteers on a...

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  • Ace tennis app to get school kids healthy

    A new innovative app will help schools increase the number of students playing tennis as part of the Abbott Government’s plan to get more kids fit and healthy through its Sporting Schools programme. Minister for Health and Sport Sussan Ley joined Tennis Australia and the Australian Sports Commission at...

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  • National Heritage listing for Australia’s Silver City

    The Australian Government is proud to announce the inclusion of the City of Broken Hill on the National Heritage List. “Australia’s Silver City, Broken Hill, is of outstanding heritage value to the nation for the significant role the city and its mining operations have played in Australia’s development towards...

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