Surgeries will be delayed, nurse and doctor numbers will decline and emergency department wait times will increase all throughout the Ballarat region, with the Turnbull Government cutting $5.71 million from local public hospitals from 2017-2020. Turnbull is cutting hundreds of millions out of Australia’s public hospitals between 2017- 2020, with Ballarat Health Services facing a
Federal member for Ballarat Catherine King has today slammed Pauline Hanson’s deal to deliver $65 billion in tax cuts for the big end of town in exchange for 1000 apprenticeships as a pathetic con job. Since the Liberals and Nationals came to government Australia has lost over 140,000 apprenticeships – a decline of over 35
Federal member for Ballarat, Catherine King has today called for local applications to the Regional Growth Fund. This $272 million Regional Growth Fund will provide grants of $10 million or more for major transformational projects which support long-term economic growth and create jobs in regions undergoing structural adjustment. Projects must have a minimum project cost
With Australians in regional areas such as Ballarat already far less likely than their counterparts in the cities to attend university, the Turnbull Government’s cuts to university funding are threatening to widen this education gap even further. “With university orientation continuing across the region and classes restarting for the year, it is a good time