Delivering for Corio

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

National science week more crucial than ever before

With the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting the importance of science and research to the community, Australia’s annual celebration of science will take on a new significance this year. Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson said National Science Week, from 15-23 August, is a great chance to bring science to all local residents

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