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  • $250,000 to fix local road black spot in Murray

    Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, and Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Jamie Briggs, have confirmed funding of $250,000 to fix a significant road black spot in the Murray Shire. The funding will target a stretch of Pericoota Rd near the Thyra Rd intersection, west of Moama. Ms...

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  • Pharmaceutical submission guidelines to be reviewed

    The Minister for Health Sussan Ley today announced a review of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s (PBAC) submission guidelines to ensure Australians continue to have affordable and timely access to new medicines and products. Ms Ley said the guidelines are used by the pharmaceutical industry to prepare submissions to...

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  • Abbott Government to deliver a healthier Medicare

    The Abbott Government will work hand-in-hand with health professionals and patients to deliver a healthier Medicare to ensure Australians continue receiving the high-quality and appropriate care they need as efficiently as possible. Minister for Health Sussan Ley said overwhelming feedback received during her wide-ranging consultations was Medicare’s structure no...

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  • $26m booster to Immunise Australia

    Busy parents stressed about keeping their child’s vaccinations up to date can breathe a little easier, with the Abbott Government unveiling its $26 million budget booster to Immunise Australia. Minister for Health Sussan Ley today announced the Government’s full immunisation budget package, which will include incentive payments to GPs...

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  • National approach to mental health

    Today I welcome the agreement of the states and territories to working together with the Commonwealth to revive a national approach to mental health reform. The response to the findings and reform recommendations will be coordinated through a dedicated COAG working group as proposed yesterday. This is essential because,...

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