The Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government is delivering over $65 million to 215 local government authorities nationwide for safer & better-maintained roads. This includes funding for local roads right here in Boothby - upgrading infrastructure in the City of Holdfast Bay, City of Marion, City of Mitcham & City of Unley! We are committed to getting Australians home sooner & safer, no matter where they live. For more information, visit: https://tinyurl.com/md6bpuyz
50% of all Australians aged 16 and over are now fully vaccinated against COVID and nearly 75% have had their first dose. Well done Australia! 🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺
The Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government has already made great progress in reducing Australia’s emissions and we’ve got big plans for the future. For more information, visit positiveenergy.gov.au
Australia has begun an enhanced security partnership with the United Kingdom and the United States. 🇦🇺🇬🇧🇺🇸 This new partnership is an historic opportunity for our 3 nations to protect shared values and promote security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. South Australia will be at the forefront of this cooperation, creating thousands of jobs through: ✔️ The construction of 8 nuclear-powered submarines ✔️ Full-cycle docking for our Collins Class submarines ✔️ Upgrading our Hobart Class destroyers For more information, visit: https://tinyurl.com/h8ddjpjv
We have an amazing volunteer veterans’ community here in Boothby, who provide wonderful support to men and women who have served our nation both at home and abroad. Any veterans who need assistance can visit the brand new Veterans' Wellbeing Centre at the revitalised Repat site. The Centre was made possible thanks to a $5 million commitment from the Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government and is part of the $30 million program to develop a network of 6 Veteran Wellbeing Centres across Australia. Experienced Veterans’ Advocates Tich and Bill from the Plympton Veterans Centre and Graham who also represents the Adelaide Sub Branch Military Brotherhood MMC, are co-located at the Veterans’ Wellbeing Centre with Soldier On Australia, Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling and RSL South Australia and Northern Territory It was great to visit Tich, Bill and Graham this week, who are incredible volunteers, to see their new space, and to thank them for all they do to support our veteran service men and women.
Keeping Australians safe is the first duty of government. Join Minister Paul Fletcher tonight for a panel discussion about how the Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government's #OnlineSafetyAct is further protecting women online - with Mamamia’s Mia Freedman, Vice President of the ANZ Society of Criminology Asher Flynn and Facebook's Cindy Southwell. You’ll learn more about tools platforms provide to support user safety - and the help you can get at the Office of the eSafety Commissioner if something goes wrong. 🎥 Live on the Mamamia Facebook page at 7.30pm (ACST).
Australia needs the best submarine capability to meet our strategic needs for decades to come. Under #AUKUS, and supported by the United Kingdom and United States, Australia will acquire at least 8 nuclear-powered submarines, which will be built in Adelaide. 🇺🇸🇦🇺🇬🇧 This next generation partnership, will help to deliver the security and stability our region needs, while also confirming a number of critical projects for SA, creating hundreds of jobs! This includes: Full-Cycle Docking of the Collins class submarine fleet ✔️ $6.4 billion investment ✔️ 1300 jobs Upgrading the Hobart class destroyers ✔️$5.1 billion investment ✔️ 300 jobs For more information on these projects visit, https://tinyurl.com/485se6h3
Today, Australia begins an enhanced security partnership with the United Kingdom and the United States. 🇦🇺🇬🇧🇺🇸 South Australia will also lead a major expansion of Australia’s naval capabilities. This will support thousands of jobs in SA, strengthen national security, and advance our state’s shipbuilding expertise. You can read the joint leaders’ statement and the PM's remarks by visiting: https://tinyurl.com/h8ddjpjv
60% of South Australians over the age of 16 have now had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine! Well done SA! To book your vaccine, visit australia.gov.au
23 million COVID-19 vaccines administered, including over 14 million first doses. Thank you Australia. Importantly, we are less than 400,000 doses away from the national 70% mark for first vaccinations. Keep going Australia! To book your vaccine, visit australia.gov.au
Further support announced for South Australian businesses impacted by COVID-19! A new jointly-funded package from the Scott Morrison (ScoMo) & Steven Marshall Liberal Governments will give further financial support to local small & medium tourism & hospitality related businesses impacted by ongoing trading restrictions & border closures. The new COVID-19 Tourism and Hospitality Support Grant & COVID-19 Business Hardship Grant programs will deliver an extra $15 million in support to an estimated 3,500 local businesses. These measures will ensure businesses are there on the other side to employ more South Australians & contribute to our ongoing economic recovery. For more information on the grants available or to apply, visit: https://tinyurl.com/kh2htzcr
Today in Women’s Health Week Jean Hailes for Women's Health is discussing tricky periods, and what is normal and what is not normal. Abnormal periods could mean endometriosis. Since the release of the Endometriosis National Action Plan in 2018, the Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government has invested over $22 million into awareness and education, clinical management and care and research. This includes Australia’s first ever clinical guidelines for endometriosis, a digital health platform for endo research and support, delivery of the Period, Pain & Endometriosis Program and research into endometriosis. I am proud to have helped launch the first ever National Action Plan. To see an update on the progress of the Plan visit: https://tinyurl.com/r53a6v3n #womenshealthweek Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia Endometriosis Australia QENDO EndoActive Australia & NZ Endometriosis Western Australia
Women’s Health Week (September 6-10) is a great time for women to take a moment & check on their physical & mental health, particularly given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For resources and tips on keeping healthy, both physically and mentally, at any life stage, visit https://tinyurl.com/fzz2s83x Also, the Jean Hailes Foundation website has a huge amount of women’s health resources online which you can find here https://www.jeanhailes.org.au/ #womenshealthweek Jean Hailes for Women's Health
The National Summit on Women’s Safety will open this morning at Parliament House, Canberra! Over the next two days, the Summit will help to shape the blueprint for the next National Plan to end violence against women and children in Australia. To watch the live stream, visit: https://tinyurl.com/ysda946a Consultation is crucial, you can also provide your input for the next National Plan to end violence against women and their children, by visiting: https://tinyurl.com/nzdacmse #WomensSafetySummit
Today's National Accounts show that our economy continued to grow in the June quarter & should give Australians confidence that our economy will rebound strongly once restrictions ease. Australia’s economy is now 1.6% above its pre-pandemic level. Our recovery is continuing to lead the pack ahead of any major advanced economy. Despite the lockdowns, the Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government’s economic recovery plan is working to strengthen our economy.
Australia is incredibly proud of the men and women of our Australian Defence Forces who served in Afghanistan. I asked the Minister for Veterans' Affairs & the Minister for Defence Personnel, Andrew Gee MP, to provide an update on how the Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government is supporting our veterans & their families, particularly at this very challenging time.
The Scott Morrison (ScoMo) Liberal Government is supporting our Indigenous community leaders, who are working hard to get residents into clinics & vaccinated against COVID-19. I asked the Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, to update the House on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in remote Indigenous communities & the importance of working in partnership with community leaders to counter misinformation online & ensure high vaccination take up.
50% of eligible South Australians have now received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine! Well done SA, let's keep this going! To book in your vaccination, visit: https://tinyurl.com/uw5j2kdw