Thank Your Pharmacist Day 2023

The below story is from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia to acknowledge Thank Your Pharmacist Day 2023 As a consultant and GP pharmacist, Brooke Shelly MPS, based in the regional Victorian town of Mildura, offers a holistic healthcare service to patients. ‘I love the time I can afford patients as a consultant pharmacist, [however], the…

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Visa oversight costs regions

A visa oversight by the Federal Labor Government is exacerbating the regional healthcare workforce crisis. Thanks to a Ministerial Direction issued by Immigration Minister Andrew Giles, skilled migrants across the healthcare and education sectors who apply to work in the regions are waiting more than two years for a Skilled – Regional visa (subclass 887)…

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Regional fixes need for healthcare

Pithy one liners by the Victorian Premier will not fix healthcare in regional Australia, Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health Anne Webster says. Ahead of Friday’s meeting of National Cabinet, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and his New South Wales counterpart Dominic Perrottet have announced they will join forces to seek a national deal to overhaul…

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Saluting Their Service – Tarnagulla

Federal Member for Mallee Anne Webster has congratulated the Tarnagulla Public Hall Committee of Management on their successful funding under the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. The committee has been granted $5,132 to commission indoor and outdoor banners for display around Tarnagulla to commemorate local service personnel. “I am pleased this funding…

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