The Hon Christopher Pyne MP - Media Items
Listed below are media items for The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Former Minister for Ageing
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31 March 2007
Rhonda Parker, who has extensive experience in the aged care sector, will become Australia’s first independent Aged Care Commissioner when the position is inaugurated on 1 May this year.
29 March 2007
The Minister for Ageing, Christopher Pyne, has welcomed news that the Queensland State Government has supported his call to ban smoking in cars while children are present.
28 March 2007
The Australian Government will provide $124.4 million over the next five years to include free Rotavirus vaccines on the National Immunisation Program.
26 March 2007
Thousands of new aged care places to be made available across Australia were announced today by the Minister for Ageing, Christopher Pyne.
21 March 2007
Aged care providers will have more time to comply with new government measures to strengthen the protection of residents.
16 March 2007
The Kids Help Line is expanding its counselling services following a new funding commitment from the Australian Government. The Government has committed $5.035 million over two and half years to enable Kids Help Line to increase and expand its telephone counselling, self-help and web-based support programs.
12 March 2007
A Roundtable of Australian Quick Serve Restaurant industry representatives have agreed to a September timetable to draft plans to remove artificial transfats from their products.
02 March 2007
David Crosbie is the new chief executive officer of the Mental Health Council of Australia.
02 March 2007
The Assistant Minister for Health and Ageing, Christopher Pyne, has welcomed news that the Tasmanian State Government has heeded his call to ban smoking in cars while children are present.
01 March 2007
Graphic images on cigarette packets, similar to those introduced in Australia last March, have been found in a recently-published international study to be the most effective way to get across to smokers the range and severity of the health risks they face.