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Posted on 10 January 2018 | 5:04 am
Coalition MP Andrew Katos queries health
Geelong AdvertiserCoalition MP Andrew Katos queries health project change in ...Geelong AdvertiserA LIBERAL MP has slammed the State Government for seemingly dumping after-hours emergency-care services from the Barwon Health North project. South Barwon state Liberal MP Andrew Katos said the $33 million health hub was announced by the 2014 Liberal ...and more »
Posted on 2 January 2018 | 5:02 am
Pedestrian crossing 'green lady' symbol bid
Herald SunPedestrian crossing 'green lady' symbol bid to honour late MP Fiona ...Herald SunA PEDESTRIAN crossing outside State Parliament could be changed to honour the legacy of a former Andrews Government minister. A group wants the “walk-don't walk” male figures on the traffic lights replaced with “green lady” symbols in a tribute to ...and more »
Posted on 2 January 2018 | 1:01 am
DNA test pinpoints cause of teenager's
ABC OnlineDNA test pinpoints cause of teenager's epileptic seizures, allowing for proper treatmentABC OnlineVictorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy said personalised diagnosis and treatment was the future of medicine. "For patients like Teresa, their life is completely changed by getting a diagnosis," she said. "It fundamentally changes the landscape of ...
Posted on 25 December 2017 | 4:26 pm
Victorian junior doctors get new workplace
Herald SunVictorian junior doctors get new workplace agreement | Herald SunHerald SunJUNIOR doctors are set for a pay rise and a cap on rostered hours, as part of a new workplace agreement.and more »
Posted on 23 December 2017 | 1:02 am
Smoking bans now in effect
LAWS banning smoking within four meters of public buildings are now in effect.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:25 am
New private hospital on the table for
April 13, 2015, 6:25 p.m. A new large-scale private hospital is being considered for Melbourne's medical "Parkville precinct" now that plans for a private wing of the $1.1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre have been axed by the state government.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 2:18 am
Fury as Daniel Andrews axes private Peter
Executives of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre say the government has put "many millions of dollars" in funding in jeopardy.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:33 pm
State government scraps Peter Mac Private
The Victorian Government has scrapped plans for a private hospital inside the new $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre that was meant to be open for privately insured Australians and wealthy international tourists next year.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 3:07 am
No timeline on Vic smokefree dining
Melbourne City Council is talking about banning smoking in outdoor dining areas, but the Victorian government hasn't outlined its own timeline.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 5:27 pm
Melbourne city council cleared of failing to
A spokeswoman for Jill Hennessy, the minister for health, said the government was now reviewing that bill and would carefully consider it, “as with all legislation”. The Human Rights Law Centre’s director of advocacy and research, Emily Howie ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:42 pm
The State of Victoria Bans Smoking in
Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy recognized the importance that business establishment owners should be given enough time to prepare for the implementation of the new legislation. A period of two years was given to the business sector involved to ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:04 pm
Melbourne hospital surveyor ‘far from
Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy moved quickly yesterday to assure the public and hospital workers that they were not at risk, relying heavily on Mr Cross’s assessment that it was “safe to occupy”. Mr Cross said while he believed the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:13 am
New ambulance station for Echuca
Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy said some of the stations were so old they were no longer safe. “We’ve provided extra funding to upgrade our ambulance branches and provide new equipment which will help paramedics better and more quickly ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:54 pm
New Victorian laws to outlaw smoking in
Health Minister Jill Hennessy said research showed the overwhelming majority of Victorians wanted protection from second-hand smoke in public eating areas. She said the ban would also make smokers less visible, “denormalise” the habit to youngsters ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 5:35 pm