Suicide prevention and mental health package signals once in a generation reforms

The Morrison Government has invested $64 million into suicide prevention and mental health initiatives in response to advice from the National Suicide Prevention Adviser Christine Morgan. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the government’s action had changed the nation’s response as a whole on preventing suicide. “Sadly, 3046 Australians have lost their lives…

New breast cancer drug added to PBS

Australians living with advanced breast cancer now have access to life-saving medicine thanks to the Morrison Government’s listing of Verzenio® (abemaciclib) to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the new drug would treat non-premenopausal patients with advanced hormone receptor positive human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative breast…