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

Funding extension for families and children support services

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE with Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services Families and children service providers will receive extended financial support to meet current community needs in my Patron seats of Ballarat, Bendigo, Corangamite, Corio and Gorton. Patron Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson said the Morrison Government will provide

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Media Releases

New program upskills allied health professionals for regional work

A two-year education program announced today by the Morrison Liberal Government will create incentives for allied health professionals to work in regional areas and better equip them with the skills needed for rural practice. Liberal Senator for Victoria, Sarah Henderson, said the Allied Health Rural Generalist Workforce and Education Scheme would drive

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