MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT ON THE TABLE FOR DROUGHT STRICKEN COMMUNITIES

The Liberal and Nationals Government is boosting mental health support in nine drought-affected communities, with Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Minister for Regional Services (Health and Communications) Senator Bridget McKenzie announcing a Trusted Advocates Network Trial to be rolled out in nine communities in four states. “I’m delighted to be in regional New South…

LIBERAL AND NATIONALS GOVERNMENT LEADS WAY FOR RURAL HEALTHCARE WITH $62M RURAL GENERALIST PATHWAY PROGRAM

Rural communities will have easier access to doctors and shorter waiting times after the Liberal and Nationals Government announced a $62.2 million 2019-20 Budget investment over four years to fast track the National Rural Generalist Pathway program. Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation, Senator Bridget McKenzie, announced the Rural Generalist Pathway funding…

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE EXTENDED TO HELP MORE COMMUNITIES IN NEED

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to back regional Australia through a further $15 million extension to the Drought Communities Programme, with 15 additional councils now eligible to apply for funding under the program. Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation Bridget McKenzie said the extension brought the total funding for drought…

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE EXTENDED TO HELP MORE COMMUNITIES IN NEED

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to back regional Australia through a further $15 million extension to the Drought Communities Programme, with 15 additional councils now eligible to apply for funding under the program. Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation Bridget McKenzie said the extension brought the total funding for drought…

Regional Deal for Albury-Wodonga

The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has today announced the Albury Wodonga region will pilot a Regional Deal, with the Government committed to working with state and local governments to identify regional development opportunities. Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation Bridget McKenzie said like existing City Deals, the Albury Wodonga Regional Deal will bring…

INVESTING IN BRINGING AUSTRALIANS TOGETHER

Today, the Morrison Government announced a $71 million package aimed at bringing Australians together. This package invests in programs that embrace Australia’s multicultural diversity and help all communities become actively part of, and benefit from, Australia’s economic and social development. The funding will enhance the everyday experiences Australians have in common – how we communicate,…