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Funding for BIRCH

The Ballarat community has received $150,000 for BIRCH, the Ballarat Innovation and Research Collaboration for Health as part of the Victorian Government’s ongoing commitment to support regional communities through the impacts of coronavirus. Member for Wendouree, Ms Juliana Addison, today announced the additional funding for..

BUILDING WORKS: JOBS AND BETTER SCHOOLS IN BALLARAT

The Victorian Government will get shovels in the ground and thousands of people back to work, building the projects that matter to Victoria – and creating the jobs that matter to Victorians. As we face the biggest economic challenge in generations, and as industry and..

LATEST VICTORIAN HEALTH PERFORMANCE DATA RELEASED FOR BALLARAT

Victoria’s health system performance data has been released for the first three months of the year – a period marked by fluctuations in activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic and wide-spread bushfires. Despite the significant interruptions caused by the pandemic, hospitals and ambulances continued to..

SAFER HOSPITAL ACCESS FOR BALLARAT

The Andrews Labor Government is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to move around Ballarat’s busy medical precinct with a range of upgrades getting underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced a package of..

BreastScreen plea from MPs

The latest BreastScreen Victoria participation figures show an alarming number of women in Western Victoria have not been screened for breast cancer. Labor MPs Jaala Pulford, Juliana Addison and Catherine King today visited Ballarat BreastScreen at the Queen Elizabeth Centre to urge local women aged..

More shade to protect Ballarat from skin cancer

More of the Ballarat community will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to the Andrews Government installing more sunshades in public areas and sports clubs. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today visited Victoria Bowling Club to announce four community organisations in..

Sporting clubs in Ballarat set to benefit from VicHealth funding

There are more opportunities for people living in Ballarat to get active and healthy with six local sporting clubs sharing in over $737,000 in funding from VicHealth for sports clubs across the state. Through VicHealth’s funding, local sports clubs have created more opportunities for women..

BUILDING OUR MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM FROM THE GROUND UP

The Andrews Labor Government will accept each and every recommendation handed down by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, as part of its interim report. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley visited the Sebastopol Men’s Shed today and met..

Health innovation and research on show

The Parliamentary Secretary for Medical Research, Frank McGuire and the Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, have been given a hands on tour of Ballarat’s medical research community during a visit to BIRCH (Ballarat Innovation & Research Collaboration for Health) Associate Professor Mark Yates joined the..

Growing Our Regional Health Services

More regional Victorians will be able to get the world-class care they need closer to home with grants now open for the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s flagship Regional Health Infrastructure Fund (RHIF). Premier Daniel Andrews officially launched the latest round of the RHIF..

Kids across Ballarat encouraged to Walk to School

Families in Ballarat are encouraged to hit the streets and walk, ride or scoot to school this October as part of VicHealth’s Walk to School program. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, said it was great to see many local schools had registered for the..

Helping Ballarat residents to stay safe in the sun

People from across the Ballarat region will be better protected from the sun’s damaging rays thanks to new grants being made available by the Andrews Government. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today announced the School Shade Grants Program and the Community Shade Grants Program..

Baby bundles arrive in Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government’s free baby bundles for first-time parents are being delivered to new families across Ballarat from today. Labor MPs Michaela Settle and Juliana Addison made a special delivery of baby bundles to new parents welcoming their first baby at Ballarat Base Hospital..

Elderly Victorians Getting The Care They Deserve

Elderly Victorians in public aged care will have access to better facilities to ensure they’re receiving the best possible care, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today announced $9.5 million in grants to upgrade services..

Extra resources for end of life care in Ballarat

The Andrews Government is giving Ballarat Hospice and Ballarat Health Services extra support to assist them in their care of local patients nearing the end of their lives. The Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today announced a $212,500 grant to help the two organisations in..

Delivering for Wendouree

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and delivering for the people of Wendouree, with major investments in education, sport and transport in the Victorian Budget 2019/20. As part of a massive $1.8 billion investment in schools around the state, this year’s Budget..

Preventing Ballarat Locals Falling Through NDIS Cracks

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping in to make sure Ballarat locals living with severe mental illness and psychosocial disabilities don’t fall through the cracks of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced $2.3 million over two years..