The Hon.

Ben Morton MP

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Assistant Minister to the Minister for the Public Service
Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters
Federal Liberal Member for Tangney

Medicare bulk billing rates at all time high

More Australians than ever are receiving their medical care at no cost to themselves, with the latest Medicare data showing that almost nine out of 10 visits to the GP in 2020-21 were bulk billed, with no out-of-pocket cost to the patients. In the last 12 months to...

First million doses of Moderna arrive from Europe

The first consignment of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses has arrived in Australia and will be administered by community pharmacies around the country from the end of next week. Almost 350,000 doses arrived last night as part of Australia’s original contracted supply,...

National Cabinet Statement

National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy. National Cabinet continues to work together to address issues and find solutions for the health and economic consequences of...

Key naval projects confirmed for South Australia

South Australia will spearhead a major expansion of Australia’s naval capabilities, supporting thousands of jobs and advancing the state’s shipbuilding expertise. A number of naval projects have been confirmed for South Australia, following the announcement today of a...