The appointment of Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner is a step closer.
Steps towards solving the shortage of GPs in the Woy Woy area have been announced after a public forum was called in response to concerns raised by residents and local GPs.
Federal Assistant Health Minister and Minister responsible for food policy, Dr David Gillespie, congratulated Australia’s dairy industry for the role it is playing in helping to tackle the nation’s obesity challenge.
Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, attended the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council meeting at Victoria’s State Control Centre.
Medical students in Mackay will receive greater opportunities to train under the Australian Government’s continued investment in the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.
Hundreds of new junior doctors are set to experience work as a general practitioner in regional and rural Australia through a new Australian Government initiative.
Federal Assistant Minister for Health Dr David Gillespie joined Local MP and Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce in Tamworth at a local event promoting dementia services available to the community.
The Tamworth Health Precinct has been given a further boost thanks to the Australian Government’s announcement that Newcastle University is investing $29.24 million under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.
Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, today announced that the Board of Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has appointed Mr Mark Booth as the new CEO of the internationally esteemed food standards agency.
A national network of agencies will be redesigned to deliver better health outcomes for people living in regional, rural and remote Australia.
Federal Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie, will meet in Melbourne with members of the National Medical Training Advisory Network (NMTAN) to progress crucial work on medical education and training in Australia.
Tackling Australia’s obesity crisis is a high priority for the Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, who chaired the sixth meeting of the Healthy Food Partnership in Canberra to discuss action on providing consumers with healthier food choices.
Minister Gillespie introduced a bill to Parliament on the 9th of February, for the purpose of establishing Australia's first National Rural Health Commsissioner.
Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner will be an independent and high-profile advocate for regional, rural and remote health.
Adelaide shoppers will start to see marketing of the Health Star Rating (HSR) campaign step up a gear as they make their way around their local supermarket from Sunday.
The Australian Government has announced another important component of its significant health workforce reform agenda, handing the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program selection to the two General Practice Colleges.
The Australian Government has announced a new national public awareness campaign to promote the front of pack health stars on packaged foods in an effort to help tackle Australia’s obesity epidemic.
Dr David Gillespie has welcomed the announcement by the Prime Minister that The Hon Greg Hunt MP will be appointed the new Minister for Health and Minister for Sport.
Health and medical students in Mildura will have even more opportunities to expand their skills as part of the Australian Government’s continued investment in rural health training through the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.
Twenty years ago, Australia faced one of its most significant health workforce challenges. With a limited supply of doctors at the time, the Howard Government implemented a successful suite of policies which has been supported by successive governments in addressing this challenge. This led to the doubling of medical graduates, the expansion of medical training places and medical workforce growth over the last two decades.