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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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  • Abbott Government plans national approach on Mental Health

    The Abbott Government is working towards the revival of a national approach to improving mental health outcomes and access to support services long-term. The National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services paints a complex, fragmented, and in parts, disturbing picture of Australia’s mental health system....

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  • Nation’s largest diabetes conversation

    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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  • headspace Albury Wodonga officially launched

    A new headspace centre providing mental health and wellbeing services for young people in Albury Wodonga was officially opened today by Member for Farrer and Minister for Health, Sussan Ley. headspace Albury Wodonga delivers youth friendly mental health and wellbeing services specifically for 12 – 25 year olds and...

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