Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Going “booze-free” for Dry July to help those affected by cancer

Are you willing to give up the booze this month? By celebrating ‘Dry July’, you’ll not only improve your general health and wellness, but also raise much needed funds for those affected by cancer, including patients and their carer’s. By abstaining from the bottle this month, you’ll be making a valuable contribution to wellness programs,…

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Funding promised to save more lives of people living with rare cancers

Future generations who may be diagnosed with rare cancers have been offered hope this week with the promise of a $26m investment package into new research. The money will be spent on 19 clinical trials, with the aim to reverse tragically low survival rates through the creation of new and more effective treatments. The research…

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NSW Government to fund free flu vaccinations for children

With last year’s flu season the most severe since 2009 (with over 12,000 confirmed cases in children under 5), the NSW Government announced this week (January 23, 2018), that from April 2018 it will fund free flu vaccinations for all NSW children aged between 6 months and five years of age who are not currently…

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National Education Initiative launched to support youth mental health

Leading Australian mental health organisations have come together today to announce the launch of a new National Education Initiative transforming the country’s approach to youth care. From August 2018, beyondblue, headspace, and Early Childhood Australia will attempt to provide an end-to-end mental health framework in schools. The National Education Initiative has attracted AUD$45m in funding…

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Queensland to bolster its biomedical industry with $4m injection

Addressing the BIO conference in San Diego on Monday, (June 19, 2017) QLD Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the launch of the Queensland Biomedical 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan, which aims to bolster the QLD economy by upwards of AUD$2 billion by investing in biomedical sciences. A press release issued by the Premier’s office explains that…

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