Delivering for Ballarat

Health and Education

HEALTH

The Morrison Government is committed to delivering first-class health care to the regions. Apart from the massive investment it provides to the state government to run public hospitals, it is also delivering:

  • Increased Medicare support with nearly 80 per cent of all Ballarat electorate services provided on a bulk billing basis;
  • a new Headtohelp mental health clinic in partnership with Ballarat Community Health;

EDUCATION

In addition to the massive investment in government schools across the Ballarat electorate in partnership with the state government, the Morrison Government is also providing the following additional investment:

MAJOR SCHOOL UPGRADES

  • St Patrick’s Parish School in Ballarat
  • Emmaus Catholic Primary School in Mount Clear
  • St Bernard’s School in Bacchus Marsh
  • St James’ School in Sebastopol
  • St Aloysius’ School in Redan

SCHOOLS COMMUNITY FUND

  • Berry Street School – Ballarat Campus
  • Black Hill Primary School
  • Scotsburn Primary School
  • Canadian Lead Primary School
  • Damascus College
  • Daylesford Primary School
  • Gordon Primary School
  • Little Bendigo Primary School, Nerrina
  • Mount Clear College
  • Myrniong Primary
  • Redan Campus
  • Trentham District Primary School
  • Wendouree Primary School
  • Yandoit Primary School

BACKING REGIONAL TERTIARY STUDENTS

In addition to the significant funding the Morrison Government provides to universities and TAFE education like Federation University, the Morrison Government is:

  • Supporting Ballarat students under the $58.1 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program;
  • Regional allied health scholarships to support Ballarat students