Moral Duty to Fund Heart of Australia

  • MP Pleads for funding for Heart of Australia mobile cardiology clinic
  • Moral duty close rural health outcomes gap
  • Mobile clinic confronts the issues creating the gap
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Patient Travel Problems to be Addressed

Emerald’s Tuesday Ladies Cancer Support Group this morning heard that the ongoing problems with the processing of patient travel subsidy claims for patients travelling for treatment from the Central Highlands have been raised with the senior executives of the Central Queensland Health and Hospital Service by the local member Lachlan Millar MP.

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Heart of Australia Comments Disappoint

Comments about the Heart of Australia mobile clinic made by  Minister for Health Cameron Dick to the Queensland Parliamentary Estimates Hearing yesterday show he has little understanding of, and even less interest in, closing the appalling health outcomes gap for rural Queenslanders according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.

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New Approach to Central Highlands Patient Travel

  • CQHHS responds to local members complaints
  • Staff numbers to be boosted and claims backlog cleared
  • Emerald Hospital Patient Travel Office to take full control
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Longreach visit to educate Parliamentary Committee MPs

  • Bi-Partisan Visit brings Ag and Environment MPs to Longreach
  • Committee Chair and Deputy Chair to Learn about Check Fences
  • They will also learn about DCQ’s Prickly Acacia Fight
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Mobile Heart Clinic Refused Funding by Queensland Health

  • Queensland Health refuses to fund mobile cardiology clinic
  • Slap in the face for rural cardiac patients says Member for Gregory
  • Rural CVD patients more likely to die under current service model
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Sporting Grants Now Open for Gregory Clubs

Two new rounds of funding has opened for sporting clubs seeking state government grants to support and grow their clubs.

Local member Lachlan Millar is urging Gregory clubs to apply before applications close on September 1.

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Multisport Facility in Quilpie

  • Quilpie Council wins $300,000 state government grant
  • Funds will deliver a multi-sport facility for Quilpie Shire
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Report Shows Fatal Flaws in Tree Laws

  • Inaccurate mapping undermines basis of tree legislation
  • Law Society criticises breaches of citizens rights in the pursuit of “efficient” prosecutions
  • Local Member says laws motivated by green groups desire for more convictions
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LNP Forces Government to Act on Black Lung

The LNP Opposition did what the Palaszczuk Government won’t by calling for a Commission of Inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung disease among Queensland coal miners.

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