Delivering for Corangamite

Investing in health & education

Apart from the massive investment in schools, hospitals and universities under the Morrison Government’s funding agreements including with the Victorian Government, we are also making a number of additional local investments in schools, health and specialist care facilities and mental health programs.

LOCAL HEALTH UPGRADES

  • $50m for a new Women’s and Children’s Hospital facility, University Hospital Geelong
  • $10m for a new paediatric emergency department, University Hospital Geelong
  • $2m for upgrade at Bellarine Community Health Portarlington
  • $4m for new health services and headspace at Bellarine Community Health Ocean Grove
  • $14m Adult mental health hub in Corio
  • New MRI licence at Epworth Hospital providing around 6,000 bulk billing services a year

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

  • Funding boost for Headspace Geelong
  • New headspace service for Ocean Grove
  • Funding for suicide prevention group to support Geelong community including local schools  

 SPECIALIST CARE FACILITIES

  • Anam Cara Geelong hospice, to be constructed at Deakin Waurn Ponds
  • Foundation 61 women’s hospital
  • Kids Plus Foundation disability centre, Deakin Waurn Ponds
Media Releases

$1.78 million funding boost for Indigenous education & wellbeing programs

The Morrison Government is investing more than $1.74 million to extend support for Indigenous programs across Corio, Corangamite and Bendigo electorates as part of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, said the funding will help organisations deliver successful early childhood, schooling, vocational

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Media Releases

Acknowledging aged care employees across regional Victoria

JMR with Minister Colbeck  The Morrison Government is recognising the extraordinary contribution of aged care employees across Australia this Saturday with an opportunity to thank the broad range of workers supporting people in aged care. Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, Richard Colbeck, and Senator for Victoria Sarah

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