Delivering affordable access to new multiple sclerosis treatment

18/02/2018More than 5,000 Australians every year who suffer from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis will benefit from affordable access to a major new life-changing medicine. Member for Forrest Nola Marino said the good news is part of the Turnbull Government’s rock solid commitment to guaranteeing Medicare –
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Quad-strain meningococcal vaccine available to South West infants

15/02/2018To help protect our youngest South West children from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, the Turnbull Government will add a quad-strain vaccine to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). Member for Forrest Nola Marino said the new vaccine (Nimenrix) covers against A, C, W and Y
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Grants to help South West researchers and businesses go global

14/02/2018Applications have opened for Global Connections Fund (GCF) Priming Grants to help Australian researchers and business to expand their work overseas. South West small and medium businesses and researchers are encouraged to apply for the grants of up to $7000 to help them collaborate and
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SW urged to embrace My Health Record for simpler, safer care

13/02/2018South West residents, especially seniors, are being encouraged to register online for My Health Record, for secure, safer, more convenient care. Member for Forrest Nola Marino said the simple system puts local patients at the forefront and can help health professionals do their job faster.
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Going the whole hog on livestock traceability

12/02/2018Fast facts: – There are more than 1400 pig farms in Australia (2015–16) – The industry is worth more than $1.3 billion to the national economy. – Australia exported $124 million worth of pig meat exports in 2016–17. Australia’s biosecurity will be further strengthened by
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Financial help

Posted: 20 Feb 2018

FORREST MHR Nola Marino says South West businesses and residents will benefit from the passing of legislation to establish the
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Opinions sought on veterinary reforms

Posted: 20 Feb 2018

THE Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water’s inquiry into Pesticide and Veterinary Medicine Regulatory Reform wants community submissions. Forrest MHR
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Delivering affordable access to new multiple sclerosis treatment

Posted: 18 Feb 2018

More than 5,000 Australians every year who suffer from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis will benefit from affordable access to a major
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