Initiatives and programs
we're working on a range of policy initiatives, programs and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all australians.
买体彩的软件the medical research future fund (mrff) is a $20 billion long-term investment supporting australian health and medical research. the mrff aims to transform health and medical research and innovation to improve lives, build the economy and contribute to health system sustainability.
买体彩的软件the medical research commercialisation initiative supports innovative early stage health and medical research in australia. it helps researchers transform their ideas into life-saving medicines, devices and treatments to help tomorrow’s patients.
the stem cell therapies mission is a research funding program that will invest $150 million over 9 years to develop innovative, safe and effective treatments accessible to all australians who need them.
the traumatic brain injury mission will invest $50 million over 10 years to improve patient recovery after brain injury. it will support projects that predict recovery outcomes, or identify the most effective care and treatments.
The STRC Programme provides services to older people for up to 8 weeks to help them delay or avoid long-term care. Read about the STRC Programme, including how it's managed, approved provider responsibilities, and how to deliver STRC services.
买体彩的软件the australian brain cancer mission is a $124 million fund that supports research into brain cancer treatments. it aims to double the survival rate of australians living with brain cancer over the next 10 years.
买体彩的软件the genomics health futures mission will invest $500 million over 10 years in genomic research. it will improve testing and diagnosis for many diseases, help personalise treatment options to better target and improve health outcomes, and reduce unnecessary interventions and health costs.
买体彩的软件this initiative provides $633 million over 10 years from 2019–20 and supports high-quality research that improves patient care, translates new discoveries into practice, and encourages consumers and researchers to work together on emerging priorities.
买体彩的软件this initiative provides funding for research infrastructure that will be used to conduct world-class health and medical research. it includes funding for facilities in rural and remote areas so that people can participate in clinical trials without the need to travel to a major city.
the researcher exchange and development within industry (redi) initiative is a $32 million investment over 4 years that brings universities and industry together. it will provide researchers with industry placements, mentoring and exchange programs.
the australian government has established a program to support researchers to push the boundaries to develop new health and medical breakthroughs.
the inborn errors of metabolism (iem) program helps people and families who have problems with breaking down protein in their food. they need a special diet, and the iem program helps them pay for their specialised food.
买体彩的软件the qaams program provides rapid, on-site diabetes testing for aboriginal and torres strait islander people. since its pilot at 45 sites in 1999, it has grown to about 180 sites across australia.
买体彩的软件we fund the national epidermolysis bullosa dressing scheme (nebds) to help families meet the high costs of epidermolysis bullosa (eb) treatment. eb is a rare genetic disease that mostly affects children. it makes skin very fragile and prone to blisters. special dressings are needed.
买体彩的软件the national diabetes services scheme (ndss) helps people with diabetes to understand and manage their life with diabetes. it also provides timely, reliable and affordable access to the ndss support services and products.
the australian government subsidises organisations to provide home care services to eligible older people. as an approved provider of home care packages, make sure you understand how funding works, the fees you can charge, and what your responsibilities are.
the business improvement fund gives short-term targeted grants to eligible aged care providers who are at risk of severe financial difficulty, ensuring senior australians' needs are met. it prioritises those in rural and remote areas and providers who were affected by bushfires.
买体彩的软件the australian general practice training (agpt) program trains medical registrars in general practice. registrars who achieve their fellowship under the program can work as gps anywhere in australia. find out about the program, who is eligible and how to apply.
we are trialling reablement care approaches among chsp providers in selected regions. the trial will give us a better idea of how these approaches help senior australians stay independent for longer. find out how it affects chsp providers.
this program is for doctors who are temporary or permanent residents of australia and not vocationally recognised. doctors on this program get support and training towards joining a college fellowship program to become vocationally recognised.
the sdcp funds specialist dementia care units in residential aged care homes. the units provide specialised care to people with very severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. they aim to reduce or stabilise symptoms so that people can move into less intensive care settings.
this acar opens in march 2020. we are consulting with stakeholders to help us work out what aged care needs we should target. find out how to provide feedback and what’s on offer in the 2020 acar.
the dementia, ageing and aged care mission is a research program that is investing $185 million from 2018–19 to 2028–29. it aims to support older australians to maintain their health and quality of life as they age, live independently for longer, and access quality care when they need it.
the cvs arranges volunteer visits to older people to provide friendship and companionship. visits are available to anyone receiving government-subsidised residential aged care or home care packages.
买体彩的软件the cardiovascular health mission will invest $220 million over 10 years to bring together researchers, health professionals, industry and patients to make transformative improvements in heart and vascular health and stroke for all australians.
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