Thursday, 20 November 2014

Mental health support extended

DESPITE intensifying public commentary about drought policy, the federal government has announced an extra $3.5 million to enable continued support for mental health services in drought-affected communities in NSW and Queensland.

In a joint statement to Fairfax Agricultural Media, Agricultural Minister Barnaby Joyce, Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews, Human Services Minister Marise Payne and Assistant Social Services Minister Mitch Fifield said the government understood the hardship being faced hardworking Australian families.

Please read more from this article at the following link:

http://www.theland.com.au/news/agriculture/general/healthcare/mental-health-support-extended/2717661.aspx

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