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29 April 2017
People living and working in rural and remote Australia will now have access to dental services that were previously unavailable.
28 April 2017
The Government’s voluntary Health Star Rating system for packaged foods has proved a resounding success, according to a report endorsed by the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation.
27 April 2017
The first stage of a national assessment of medical schools has been concluded and the Australian Government will collaboratively support 50 students to enable a complete university medical program to be delivered on the Sunshine Coast.
21 April 2017
Australian Government initiatives are helping to meet the challenge of ensuring the required nursing and midwifery workforce amid rising demands for health care.
20 April 2017
Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie, has reassured doctors and rural communities on the impacts of the Australian Government’s changes to the temporary and permanent employer-sponsored skilled migration schemes.
13 April 2017
Health and medical students will have greater opportunities to live, study and work in rural and regional Australia as part of the Federal Coalition’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training program – another key initiative aimed at boosting Australia’s regional and rural health workforce.
11 April 2017
Treatment for alcohol and drug misuse, including ice, and Indigenous mental health services across the Hunter and Manning regions are being improved with nearly $2.8 million in Commonwealth funding.
08 April 2017
A number of Australian Government initiatives will help to ease the shortage of qualified doctors available to help women giving birth in rural and regional Australia.