Scholarships to improve regional health services

Health professionals in rural and regional Australia wanting to increase their skills are being encouraged to apply for financial support under the Australian Government’s Health Workforce Scholarship Program. Officially launching the program today, Minister for Rural Health, Bridget McKenzie, said the Government was investing $11 million in the scholarships over three years from 2017-18 to…

New base station for Killingworth

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has welcomed the activation of a new mobile base station at Killingworth in Victoria thanks to the Australian Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. The base station will deliver 21st century mobile coverage spanning the surrounding area, from Ghin Ghin, Molesworth, Homewood, Kerrisdale and parts of Limestone.…

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…