Major Expansion of Clare Holland House

Families who rely on palliative care services in the ACT will have access to better facilities and services with a major expansion of Clare Holland House announced today by the Australian and ACT Governments in partnership with The Snow Foundation. High quality and accessible palliative care is a crucial part…

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Budget 2018: Good for Canberra, Good for the Nation

The ACT is a big winner in tonight’s budget, with record investment from the Coalition Government in our hospitals and schools, a huge boost for our roads, as well as tax relief for ACT families. “Under the Coalition Government’s economic plan record jobs are being created, investment is rising and…

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52 New Nurses in ACT’s Health System

“It is unacceptable that nurses in our Canberra Hospital have been forced to make critical incident reports because of staff shortages.  We have listened to nurses and patients and will add 52 extra nurses to help alleviate the enormous pressure on our front line staff. Jeremy Hanson, CSC, MLA Leader…

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Nurses in special schools

CANBERRA LIBERALS COMMIT TO NURSES IN SPECIAL SCHOOLS The Canberra Liberals are committing to permanent nurses in all four of the ACT’s special schools, with at least two nurses at Black Mountain School and one each at the Woden, Cranleigh and Malkara schools. The ACT Labor government still refuses to…

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$403 million expansion of Canberra Hospital

EXPERT ENDORSEMENTS DOCTORS: “It’s a bloody fantastic initiative, it is just really a great piece of policy and we would really like to support this,” AMA President Professor Stephen Robson. “There’s a very rapidly closing window of opportunity. The current facilities are only just holding and if you delay this…

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Dealing with Assaults on Frontline Staff

“It is simply unacceptable that health workers, ambulance officers, police officers, firefighters and other frontline staff are assaulted at work in the course of their duties, especially when our patients are happy for the professional care they receive. The Canberra Liberals will, as part of a wider program to provide…

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