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.
The Liberal Government is giving Australia’s small businesses the opportunity to be part of a nationwide mentoring program to transform and grow their business through improving their digital capability.
The Liberal Government will improve the health and care of patients in Hasluck with a guaranteed $1.25 billion boost to health services.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said that this will provide more doctors, more nurses and more services in every state and territory.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, is encouraging communities in Hasluck to contribute to the Australian War Memorial initiative Places of Pride— an online national register of war memorials will record the locations and images of every publicly accessible memorial in Australia.
The Liberal National’s Government will help people in Hasluck living with an eating disorder get access to life-saving treatment with a $115 million landmark package.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, welcomed the announcement and said for the first time; those Australians with severe eating disorders will now be able to access a comprehensive treatment plan under Medicare.
The Liberal National Government is making it easier for households and small businesses in Hasluck to compare prices, products, services and providers across the banking, energy and telecommunications sectors.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said that new laws, which were/will be introduced into the Parliament this week, will establish a ‘Consumer Data Right’ for individuals and small businesses in Hasluck.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, today congratulated Kelsi Brennan from Guildford Grammar School for her success in the National History Challenge.
Mr Wyatt said Kelsi Brennan was awarded WA Young Historian for the Year Level 5-6 category in the nationwide competition that involved more than 6,500 students from more than 600 schools.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, has today welcomed the Liberal National Government’s $100 million announcement, that Australians fighting cancer will soon benefit when five new cancer listings are made available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Financial and other support options are available for Hasluck grandparents who have taken responsibility as primary carers for their grandchildren.
Minister for Human Services Michael Keenan said the Grandparent Adviser program recognises the unique challenges grandparent and non-parent carers face when assuming the role of caring for children.
The Liberal National Government will expand free access to glucose monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people in Hasluck up to $7,000 a year.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, welcomed the $100 million announcement and said the investment guaranties certainty.
The Morrison Government is taking action to ensure Hasluck small businesses get paid on time.
Hasluck small businesses shouldn’t have to wait months and months to be paid for work already completed. They deserve to know that the businesses they engage with are paying on time so that they can get on with business.
Local organisations in Hasluck can now apply for funding to help protect, conserve and raise awareness of Australia’s national heritage, Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said today.
A total of $21.4 million will be available under the Australian Heritage Grants program over four years and from 2022-23 onwards this funding will increase to $5.7 million annually.
The Coalition Government is giving greater choice to Australian families by making parental leave pay more flexible.
Each year thousands of parents return to work before they have used up all of their Government-funded Parental Leave Payment, losing the unused portion. The new policy will allow families to split their parental leave payments into blocks of leave, rather than having to take it all at once.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP and the Kalamunda Returned and Services League (RSL) officially unveiled a new Memorial Wall at Stirk Park, Kalamunda, following the 11 am service at the Cenotaph, Kostera Oval, over last weekend.
A grant was made under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program which was open in the early stages of the Anzac Centenary Period (2014-2018).
Small businesses in Hasluck will benefit from the Liberal National Government’s introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund.
Federal Member for Hasluck, Ken Wyatt MP, said many small business owners in Hasluck find it difficult to obtain finance unless they put up their family home as collateral.
Small businesses in Hasluck will benefit from improvements the Coalition Government is making to employee share schemes which are designed to help attract, retain and motivate employees.
The Government’s proposed changes include doubling the value limit of eligible financial products that can be offered to $10,000 per employee, per year.
Every state and territory will be better off under new laws passed by Parliament today that will deliver a fairer and more sustainable distribution of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Under our reforms to the GST, an additional $9 billion in extra untied funding will be delivered to the states and territories over 10 years and an additional $1 billion in perpetuity once fully implemented.
Caring for our local communities is a top priority – while I am delivering major increases in health and aged care funding for Hasluck, Labor is left making belated promises.
Hasluck aged care investment has jumped from $53.6 million to $61.4 million a year since 2015, while our Government has lifted funding for the North Metropolitan Health Service – covering Midland and Kalamunda hospitals - by 43.9 per cent, or $157.3 million, since Federal Labor was last in power.