Economic Stimulus Package

As the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of Coronavirus, the Morrison Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business, support households and the Australian economy. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said he welcomed the targeted stimulus package which would…

2019 organ donation outcomes released

Newly released organ donation outcomes showed organ transplants saved the lives of 1683 Australians last year from 787 organ donors. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said data released by the Organ and Tissue Authority showed innovative programs between countries had given patients a second chance. “The Australian and New Zealand Kidney Exchange Program…

Cheaper medicine for over 500,000 patients

Cheaper medicine is on the way for more than 500,000 patients from October 1, with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), in some cases saving over $100,000 per patient. Medicines to treat lung cancer, lymphoblastic and acute leukaemia, and nausea associated with chemotherapy will now be…

DEMENTIA FUNDING WELL SPENT IN QLD

The $185 million Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care 10 year mission funded through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has been well invested according to Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta during a recent to visit the Queensland Brain Institute at the University of Queensland. Announced by the Liberal-National Government last year, The Clem Jones…