Tag Archives: funding

Supporting young people affected by fires

Minister for Youth, Richard Colbeck has visited the bushfire zones on the New South Wales South Coast, to speak directly to those affected. “Having talked to people across the country since becoming the Minister for Youth, I hear regularly about the challenges our young Australians are facing,” said Minister Colbeck. …

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Monash reigns after $76m funder storm

This week’s award of more than $76 million for Monash University to conduct vital research is more than any Australian university has ever received. The award, announced this week by Health Minister Greg Hunt, represents the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding in which more …

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$10m in new funding for endometriosis

The Liberal National government will provide more support for women with endometriosis with new funding to raise awareness of the disease and research to improve the treatment and understanding of this often misunderstood and crippling condition. Endometriosis is a chronic menstrual health disorder that affects around 700,000 Australian women and …

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Funds to fight Australia’s biggest killers

The Heart Foundation has today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, to invest a further $4 million to tackle two of Australia’s biggest killers – heart disease and stroke. “Minister Hunt has clearly placed prevention on the government’s agenda for 2019, and we applaud him for that,” …

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Arthritis gets welcome support

Arthritis Australia has welcomed Minister for Health Greg Hunt’s announcement of $4 million in funding towards the implementation of the National Strategic Action Plan for Arthritis. Led by Arthritis Australia, in partnership with key consumer and medical groups, the Action Plan outlines key priorities for preventing arthritis, investing in research …

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Government grants genomics

The future of individually personalised medicines has received a significant boost with the Government’s announcement of $65 million to fund genomics research. Announcing the funding, Health Minister Greg Hunt said the money will be channeled into competitive research grants for Australia’s best and brightest researchers to unlock the power of …

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Aged care banking on a boost

Residential aged care subsidies have received a $320 million boost, equating to an average additional $1,800 per permanent resident. From March 20, the total Morrison government investment in aged care will be $467 million following the extra 9.5 per cent subsidy, which will be paid upfront to support all providers …

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Government’s hearty aid

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced funding of $220 million to help tackle heart disease and stroke. The funds, awarded under the government’s landmark Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), will be invested in a 10-year ‘Mission for cardiovascular health’ and support Australian researchers to make fresh discoveries, develop a global …

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