Following the 2019 Federal Election and within just five weeks of being sworn back in, the Morrison Government has signed significant agreements that will benefit organisations, youth and health services across Perth’s eastern region.
The lengths Bill Shorten’s candidate for Hasluck will go to in deceiving and discrediting the efforts of local people are unbelievable – and he is being joined by Opposition health spokesperson Catherine King in this blatant deception.
Labor’s candidate is currently circulating a flyer with a picture claiming to show him and Ms King as they “announce” a full licence for the MRI machine at Midland Hospital.
Two more Morrison Government, congestion busting projects have been announced in Perth’s east under the $4 billion Urban Congestion Fund.
The two projects will enable significant upgrades at:
the intersection on Great Eastern Highway and Old Northam Road in Sawyers Valley;
the intersection on Great Eastern Highway and Old Northam Road in Wooroloo;
The Morrison Government has budgeted $3 million for the project.
The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will help keep drivers safe on local roads by delivering an additional $2.2 billion in road safety funding.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said road safety is everyone’s responsibility but the Government has a key role to play in delivering safer roads and vehicles.
The Liberal National Government will invest $32 million so breast cancer patients have life-saving scans covered under Medicare, saving patients up to $1,500 per scan.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said two new Medicare items for MRI of the breast will be available from 1 November 2019, which will help with the more accurate diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has welcomed today the Coalition Government decision to back Men’s and Women’s Sheds in Hasluck by unlocking new fundraising potential.
“Men’s and Women’s Sheds are a great Australian success story that has seen a staple of the Australian backyard evolve into a vital part of the Australian and Hasluck community,” Mr Wyatt said.
Don’t believe a word Labor says on aged care in Hasluck, or across the nation.
Under the Morrison Government, aged care funding is up, residential care places are up and home care packages are up – to record levels, as we clean up the aged care mess left by Labor.
Confirmed by independent experts, our Government’s investment in aged care has jumped by $1 billion a year since 2013 and will increase by a further $5 billion over the next four years.
New laws will compel all Hasluck aged care providers to sign and conform to a single, strengthened Charter of Rights, under the Morrison Government’s latest aged care quality and safety reforms.
For the first time, Hasluck aged care services – along with providers across the nation - will have to provide a personally signed copy of the Charter to every one of their residents and care recipients.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has welcomed today a new Health Funding Facts website which was launched to help families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Liberal National Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians.
www.health.gov.au/health-funding-facts is a one-stop-shop enabling Australians to access data on how the Morrison Government is investing in.
Midland will play a key role in Football West’s new Aboriginal Community Soccer Program, which aims to promote sports participation, healthy lifestyles and potential soccer careers.
The program was launched this week at the Swan Italian Sporting Club, with a three-year, $750,000 funding commitment by the Morrison Government.
The Liberal-National Government will help young people with mental illness living in Midlands to enter the workforce with a package of increased support
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher MP and Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP today announced funding of $585,000 for a new Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Trial site for young people in Midland to be delivered by Youth Focus.
The Morrison Government has announced over $5 million in additional funding to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Appeals providers nationally, offering more advocacy and support for people with disability.
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher today announced additional funding of $71,000 to Midland Information Debt and Legal Advocacy Service (MIDLAS) to assist NDIS participants and applicants in the Midland area to ensure National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) decisions are fair and robust.
The Liberal National Government will list crucial medicines for Cancer, Parkinson’s and motor neurone on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients in Hasluck up to $300,000 a year.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said our Government will invest $19 million to broaden the PBS listing of Adcetris® (brentuximab vedotin) to include treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL).
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said today that the Morrison Government is extending the Safer Communities Fund following the terrible terrorist attack in New Zealand.
Funding will be boosted for the upcoming round of grants from the fund for religious organisations to increase security at their premises.
The Liberal National Government will help reduce the out of pocket medical expenses for Australian families needing life-saving scans like ultrasounds and X-rays with an almost $200 million investment.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said for the first time in 20 years the indexation of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items will be expanded to all ultrasound and diagnostic radiology services over three years from July 1 2020.
The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment for immediate action to protect the Great Barrier Reef with the announcement today of $19 million in water quality grants through the Great Barrier Reef Foundation (GBRF).
Hasluck’s mortgage brokers will be stronger under a Liberal National government, as the Coalition has decided to not prohibit trail commissions paid to mortgage brokers on new loans.
Instead, the operation of trail commissions will be reviewed in three years by the Council of Financial Regulators and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, today encouraged people with disability, their families or carers in Hasluck to have their say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
Mr Wyatt welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement today to begin an important public consultation process to shape the scope of a Royal Commission.
The Liberal National Government is investing $150 million to advance stem cell research that could potentially grow kidneys, repair damaged spinal cords and cure dementia for patients in Hasluck.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the establishment of the $150 million 10-year Australian Stem Cell Therapies Mission, funded through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future Fund, will enable the momentum around stem cell science to continue.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt has today announced the Morrison Government will provide $573,250 for the Esther Foundation, a local not-for-profit in Hasluck providing intensive support for young women to overcome life controlling struggles and issues in a safe, structured and supportive environment.
The funding has been committed under Round 3 of the Coalition’s $30 million Safer Communities Fund.
The Swan City Youth Service (SCYS) will expand its support for local young people, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Morrison Government.
The funding over three years will enable the service to employ an additional youth worker so young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can receive the help they need in the right place, at the right time, in the right way.
The Liberal National Government will support clinical trials to test the effectiveness of a world-first malaria vaccine in an attempt to globally eradicate the deadly disease.
Malaria is a condition that affects over two hundred million people each year, including thousands of Australians who acquire it while travelling.
Combating violence against women and children in Hasluck remains one of the Morrison Government’s top priorities, as part of its plan to keep Australians safe.
The Morrison Government is proud to be making the largest ever Commonwealth investment of $328 million for prevention and frontline services through the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
The Morrison Government will get the people of Midland home sooner and safer and make doing business easier, with $20 million to bust congestion on the Lloyd Street Bridge Extension.
The infrastructure overhaul means easy access to the airport, better freight connections for local industrial enterprises and quicker access between work, the Midland Hospital and shops for those living in Hazelmere and Guildford.
The Morrison Government will provide $4 million to the Esther Foundation for its life-changing work helping young women build themselves brighter futures.
The Kalamunda and Gosnells communities are set to benefit from the construction of more than 240 new residential aged care places valued at over $15 million a year in recurrent funding from the Federal Government.
Free access to glucose monitoring devices will save pregnant women, children and more adults in Hasluck living with type 1 diabetes up to $7,000 a year from the start of March, thanks to an investment by the Liberal National Government.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said the Government’s investment over the next five years will assist 37,000 eligible people, including many in Hasluck with type 1 diabetes through the expansion of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative.
Perth baseball players and fans will soon have access to a state-of-the-art ballpark, with construction ready to begin on the State Baseball Centre redevelopment in Thornlie.
Federal Member for Hasluck Ken Wyatt said the development and approval stages of the upgrade were now complete.
Community organisations will get help to reduce their power bills through the Morrison Government’s $5 million Solar Communities program which is part of new Energy Efficient Communities Program.
A $5 million Solar Communities programme support grants of up to $12,500 for eligible community organisations to apply for funding for small-scale solar energy generation and storage projects.
Hasluck residents and senior Australians and their families across Perth and Western Australia will benefit from a new network of aged care navigator programs, information hubs and specialist advisers, to streamline aged care access.