The Hon Catherine King MP, Former Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing
18 March 2013
A new surveillance centre to monitor Australia’s billion-dollar national blood supply has been opened in Canberra
13 March 2013
Speech - National Launch of ‘DonateLife…The Greatest Gift’ Community Education Resources and DonateLife Statement of Support book
13 March 2013
Religious and Cultural Leaders Unite for Launch of ‘Donatelife…the Greatest Gift’ Community Education Kit
Minister for Multicultural Affairs Kate Lundy and Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King released a national community education kit about organ and tissue donation for Australians of diverse faith, cultural and language groups.
06 March 2013
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King and Federal Member for Hindmarsh Steve Georganas have reminded South Australian families of the need to discuss and know each other’s organ and tissue donation decisions to make their wish count.
27 February 2013
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King is urging Canberrans to make their organ and tissue donation wish count.
20 February 2013
The salt content of savoury crackers will be reduced over three years following an agreement between the Australian Government and leading manufacturers Arnott’s Australia, Kraft Foods Australia, PepsiCo Australia and retailers Woolworths, Coles and ALDI.
18 February 2013
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King today launched a community education campaign directed to Australians of different religious and cultural backgrounds to highlight among them the importance of organ and tissue donation.
22 January 2013
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King has welcomed a steady increase in organ donation during 2012, resulting in more lives being saved through transplantation.
18 January 2013
A new standard to give consumers confidence that nutrition content claims and health claims on food labels and in advertising are backed by scientific evidence became law from 18 January.
17 December 2012
A new, on the spot rapid screening test for HIV, which will be able to give a preliminary result within a half an hour, has been approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for marketing in Australia.