World Health Day 2018

Today is World Health Day ¬– a day to celebrate our achievements and acknowledge our challenges. This year’s theme is ‘Universal Health Coverage (UHC): everyone, everywhere’. Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie acknowledged the importance of this year’s theme and the challenges of ensuring Australians have access to the same level of healthcare, regardless…

New program to support families of Commonwealth Games athletes

 The biggest supporters of Australia’s Commonwealth Games athletes will have access to their own support network thanks to a new program launched by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie. More than 1500 family members and special supporters of Australia’s Commonwealth Games athletes have registered for Sideline Champions, a joint initiative of the AIS and Commonwealth Games…

Regional schools can work together against cyberbullying

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, is encouraging regional schools to get involved in the Office of the e-Safety Commissioner’s virtual classrooms to empower students and teachers to work together against cyberbullying.   The initiative, which is part of the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, teaches young people practical strategies on preventing,…