MORE CONGESTION BUSTING PROJECTS TO BENEFIT PERTH’S EAST

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.

$32 MILLION FOR BREAST CANCER SCANS UNDER MEDICARE FOR PATIENTS

$32 MILLION FOR BREAST CANCER SCANS UNDER MEDICARE FOR PATIENTS

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.

BOOST FOR MEN’S & WOMEN’S SHEDS IN HASLUCK

BOOST FOR MEN’S & WOMEN’S SHEDS IN HASLUCK

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.

LABOR LIES AS COALITION DELIVERS RECORD AGED CARE FUNDING

LABOR LIES AS COALITION DELIVERS RECORD AGED CARE FUNDING

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.

HASLUCK SIGNS UP FOR NEW ERA OF AGED CARE RIGHTS

HASLUCK SIGNS UP FOR NEW ERA OF AGED CARE RIGHTS

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.

HEALTH FUNDING FACTS WEBSITE LAUNCHED

HEALTH FUNDING FACTS WEBSITE LAUNCHED

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.

MORRISON GOVERNMENT PROVIDES MENTAL HEALTH AND JOBS BOOST FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS IN MIDLAND

MORRISON GOVERNMENT PROVIDES MENTAL HEALTH AND JOBS BOOST FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS IN MIDLAND

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.

MORE ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT FOR NDIS PARTICIPANTS IN MIDLAND

MORE ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT FOR NDIS PARTICIPANTS IN MIDLAND

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.

CANCER, PARKINSON’S AND MOTOR NEURONE MEDICINES LISTED ON THE PBS

CANCER, PARKINSON’S AND MOTOR NEURONE MEDICINES LISTED ON THE PBS

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).

$200 MILLION TO REDUCE OUT OF POCKET COSTS FOR SCANS

$200 MILLION TO REDUCE OUT OF POCKET COSTS FOR SCANS

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.

HASLUCK MORTGAGE BROKERS TO BE STRONGER UNDER A LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

HASLUCK MORTGAGE BROKERS TO BE STRONGER UNDER A LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

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.

HAVE YOUR SAY ON DRAFT TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A ROYAL COMMISSION

HAVE YOUR SAY ON DRAFT TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A ROYAL 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.

$150 MILLION FOR STEM CELL MEDICAL RESEARCH

$150 MILLION FOR STEM CELL MEDICAL RESEARCH

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.

DELIVERING SAFER COMMUNITIES IN HASLUCK

DELIVERING SAFER COMMUNITIES IN HASLUCK

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.