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Australia gives $37-million boost to spending on youth mental health

MELBOURNE: Australia will spend an extra A$51.8 million ($37 million) on support to young people with mental health issues, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday. The announcement comes a week ahead of a crucial by-election for Morrison’s ruling Liberal-National coalition, and the money will go to Headspace, a government youth group that runs 107 centers across Australia. “I want to ensure we give hope to young people ... who are struggling with mental health,” Morrison told reporters. The funds add to A$95.7…