Supporting our Veterans

Thousands of offers are now available to Veteran Card holders from businesses across Australia. This is part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant which passed Parliament recently.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Veteran Card is providing the opportunity for businesses and organisations to show their support of veterans.   “So far…

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Bonalbo Showgrounds taken to new heights

The Bonalbo Show Society will be able to showcase more livestock with its new multi-purpose exhibition and events building, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “The new facility includes a poultry display area, connection to the town’s electricity grid and all-access toilets and ablution blocks – every visitor and farm animal will be…

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Breast cancer MRI added to Medicare

Women with or suspected of having breast cancer will be able to claim Medicare benefits for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, from 1 November 2019.   Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said approximately 14,000 patients each year, predominantly women, will benefit from these services.   Medicare rebates will be available for MRI scans for:…

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Life-changing medicines listings to save cystic fibrosis patients up to $250,000 a year

The Federal Government will provide immediate access to life-changing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to help support people with cystic fibrosis, saving them and their families up to $250,000 per year. From 1 December 2019, the life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine Symdeko® will be listed on the PBS for patients with cystic fibrosis over…

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Cheaper medicine for over 500,000 patients

Cheaper medicine is avaliable for more than 500,000 patients, with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “In some cases this will save over $100,000 per patient,” “Medicines to treat lung cancer, lymphoblastic and acute leukaemia, and nausea associated…

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