• 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement – Update

    The Abbott Government is continuing to work closely with the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, including consumers, to deliver an overarching reform package that ensures Australians continue to get access to affordable medicines when and where they need them now and into the future. Part of this includes negotiating a...

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  • New Medical School for Curtin University

    The Commonwealth Government will support Curtin University’s proposal to establish a new medical school that will help address the health workforce needs of Western Australia. Curtin University will offer a new five-year undergraduate, direct-entry medical programme that will select and train students to work in areas of need around...

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  • Further $15m in local government grants allocated in Farrer

    Local government and towns across Farrer are now receiving their fourth quarterly payment through the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme. Farrer MP Sussan Ley said “just over $15m is being provided which councils are free to spend on local priorities such as infrastructure, health, recreation, environment, employment or...

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  • Budget 2015

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has welcomed the 2015 Budget as a blue-print for the Government’s long-term plan to build a stronger, safer and prosperous future for our region. Ms Ley said she was delighted to see a number of new national budget measures directly important to the future...

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  • $1.3 billion to list life-saving medicines

    The Abbott Government will invest $1.3 billion listing new medicines and vaccines that will save lives and help thousands of Australians manage debilitating conditions in its 2015-16 Budget. Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced Tuesday’s Budget would list new drugs to help Australians beat melanoma, breast cancer and blindness...

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