PM to flag mental health boost for bush

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to start providing life-saving mental health care to remote parts of Australia from next year after the federal government provided an $84 million funding boost. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make the pre-budget announcement in Broken Hill, NSW, on Thursday along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack. The money will help the 90-year-old organisation to put more psychologists and mental health nurses on …

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