Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has said today that the Labor Party’s campaign to stir division in the community would fail because of the Government’s positive record.
In response to criticism that not enough has been done for aged care in his home electorate of Hasluck, Mr Wyatt today said that significant advances across a number of policies had benefited Hasluck over the course of the Government’s term in office.
The Liberal National Government will ensure 170,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adolescents are vaccinated against the flu for free and additionally provide a $12 million to boost a national immunisation education campaign.
The Liberal National Government will establish the HeartKids Project with $26 million to tackle childhood heart disease, which affects more than 65,000 throughout Australia and including Hasluck.
Today, on international day for congenital heart disease, Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the Government will provide $20 million for medical research into congenital heart disease.
The Liberal National Government will support the mental health of expectant and new parents in Hasluck and around the nation with a $26 million for a new Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing Program.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the impending birth and arrival of a baby—the perinatal period—brings incredible joy as well as new challenges and responsibilities which can be overwhelming.
Hundreds more women and children escaping domestic and family violence will have a safe place to sleep with a $78 million investment by the Morrison Government.
This investment includes a $60 million grants program for eligible organisations to provide new or expanded emergency accommodation facilities for those escaping domestic and family violence.
Independent research into Australia's Paris climate target shows that we are on track to meet our Paris target five years early.
According to research undertaken by Australian National University (ANU) Professor Andrew Blakers, the electricity sector is on track to deliver Australia's entire Paris emissions reduction targets by 2025.
Reforms to increase Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) will improve choice and control for eligible National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in Hasluck.
Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, jointly announced on 8 February immediate reforms to SDA Accommodation following a recent review by the Council of Australian Governments Disability Reform Council.
The quest to find Australia’s top scientists, innovators and science teachers is on again with nominations opening for this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.
From pure research to innovative commercial applications to teaching excellence, the prizes recognise our best and brightest.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the Morrison Government’s reforms to child care were driving down out-of-pocket costs for parents in Hasluck.
Mr Wyatt said since our Government’s Child Care Subsidy was introduced on 2 July 2018, out-of-pocket child care costs for families had reduced by 10.4 per cent.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, welcomed a $1.8 million Move It Aus Better Ageing investment in parkrun Australia.
parkrun Australia is among 27 organisations to share in the $22.9 million Liberal & Nationals Government’s Better Ageing Grants over the next two years.
The Liberal National Government will provide $54.5 million for research that will give new hope and support to the more than 120,000 Australian children and adults, including many in Hasluck living with type 1 diabetes.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the funding is provided through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
The Liberal National Government is making a significant investment of $36.8 million for Parkinson’s medical research through the Garvan Institute’s Australian Parkinson Mission and in Parkinson’s nurses to improve the life of people living with the disease and ultimately to find a cure for this devastating condition.
The Liberal National Government will make two new medicines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis more affordable for Hasluck residents, saving patients up to $32,600 per year.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the medicine Tremfya® (Guselkumab) is being listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from February 1 for the treatment of severe chronic plaque psoriasis.
Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, today announced that applications are open for small and family businesses to apply for a digital makeover valued up to $20,000 to help them unlock the potential of technology and strengthen their business.
Australia Day is marked around the nation with thousands of people proudly becoming new citizens as they recite the pledge of commitment to share Australia’s democratic beliefs and respect the rights and liberties of the people of Australia.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has praised a local organisation building links between children and their fathers after the Federal Liberal-National Government invested $5.4 million in its parent organisation to grow its national footprint.
Hundreds of families across Australia will save close to $90,000 each year from a $96 million investment our Government is making to ensure lung cancer medicine is affordable.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said help is on the way for around 400 patients diagnosed with lung cancer with our Government listing Tagrisso® (Osimertinib) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1 February.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is the ultimate cleanup of the aged care mess left by Labor.
We have had to repair Labor’s legacy – they underfunded home care, botched residential care funding and ignored much of their own Productivity Commission report.
The Liberal National Government will invest $10 million in an advertising blitz to boost participation in the free and life-saving National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said Cancer Council Australia will use TV, radio, social media and outdoor advertising throughout 2019 to help people better understand the benefits of bowel cancer screening and encourage more people to participate in a program that could save their life.
This is a crucial step forward in delivering quality, sustainable aged care, now and into the future.
It’s about structural change, that will build on our Government’s unprecedented aged care funding and reforms.
The Royal Commission will help build a national culture of respect for ageing and senior Australians.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the Morrison Government was supporting a year 9 student from Hasluck to pursue their passion for digital technology and STEM studies.
Mr Wyatt said the student from Mazenod College was participating in the digIT program that brings together students from groups underrepresented in STEM to take their skills to the next level, including 34 from WA.
The Liberal National Government will provide a record $1.45 billion for community mental health services and change the funding model to ensure security for both jobs and services.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, welcomed the announcement, and said the funding will be provided through the Government’s innovative 31 Primary Health Networks (PHNs).
Millions of Australians are being asked to take a free online Life Check on a new website launched today, as the Liberal National Government continues rolling out its More Choices For A Longer Life measures, supporting Australians to live longer, better lives.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, is calling on sport and physical activity providers in the Hasluck to apply for funding for a national $28.9 million program aimed at encouraging Australians to get more active.
Christmas is a treasured time to relax with friends and loved ones, celebrating the passage of another busy year. But sadly, not all Australians enjoy the festive season.
An allocation of almost $16 million in Australian Government funding provided under the new Roads to Recovery Program has been distributed to 4 councils in the electorate of Hasluck.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Program would provide $2 billion to local government bodies across Australia from 2019−20 to 2023−24.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the data for the first quarter of the 2018-19 financial year has the GP bulk billing rate at a record 87.7% for his electorate.
“This is 1.9% per cent higher than the same period last year and 15.1% per cent higher than the same period under Labor”, Mr Wyatt said.
The Liberal National Government will support our older Australians and our ageing population with a $185 million medical research package focused on ageing, aged care and dementia.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the 10-year Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission will be funded through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
This week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook confirmed the strength of the Australian economy and that the budget will return to surplus.
Returning the budget to surplus is part of the Liberal National Government’s plan to keep the economy strong and guarantee the essential services people in Hasluck rely on.
A local Bellevue sporting and education charity is one of the first in Australia to benefit from a new national giving system to help First Nations organisations.
The unique GIVIT charity is extending its outstanding online gifting platform to allow all Australians to contribute directly to better health, well-being and opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.