TRAUMA SUPPORT FOR FIRST NATIONS COMMUNITIES

The Morrison Government is providing $800,000 for Ngaoara to continue its Trauma Assessment, Referral and Recovery Outreach Teams (TARROT) Project through the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP).

 

Ngaoara is a not-for-profit organisation, committed to supporting Aboriginal communities, organisations and service providers to develop and deliver child centred, trauma informed and whole of community responses to complex social issues, and work to eliminate violence against children.

$350 000 TO HEAR AGED CARE CONCERNS

The Morrison Government will provide funding of up to $350,000 to the Council on the Ageing (COTA) to ensure the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety hears the voice of senior Australians and their families.

 

Whether directly through submissions and testimony from senior Australians or through organisations that represent them, it is important people have their voice heard, their concerns listened to, and appropriate action taken.

PENSHURST TO BENEFIT FROM QUALITY NEW AGED CARE FACILITY

Senior Australians in Sydney’s south will soon benefit from a 111-bed aged care service, supported by a $6.3 million annual funding commitment by the Morrison Government.

 

Quality care and quality lifestyle will be priorities of the three-storey Georges Estate Health and Aged Care, which will be operated by the Hall & Prior group and offer residents a gymnasium, cinema, heated swimming pool, wellness centre, day therapy centre and allied health clinic.

EXTENDING A HELPING HAND TO SUPPORT FORGOTTEN AUSTRALIANS

 The Morrison Government is making sure Forgotten Australians receive the aged care help and support they need, with $500,000 to fund development of the innovative “Care, the second time around” program.

 

Our Government understands how Forgotten Australians can have a deep mistrust of all institutions because of the trauma they experienced in institutional care.

$500,000 TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IN YARRABAH

The Morrison Government has committed $500,000 for a feasibility study of a project that aims to improve living standards and community wellbeing in Yarrabah, Queensland.

 

The Social Impact Investment Initiative (Yarrabah Initiative) proposes to use private and public investments to develop and implement strategies to address a wide range of factors which impact on the community’s wellbeing.

RECORD INVESTMENT ADVANCES LONG TERM NATIONAL HEALTH PLAN

FEDERAL BUDGET 2019-20

The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years. It guarantees Medicare, makes a range of life-saving medicines and services more accessible and affordable, reduces out-of-pocket costs, strengthens primary care and mental health and invests in breakthrough medical research.