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World Immunisation Week—Protect Our Children from Preventable Diseases

23/04/2018

While Australia’s vaccination rate for five years olds is one of the best in the world—at 94 per cent—it still needs to increase.


New Aussie Rules hub opens in Werribee

19/04/2018


Historic Commonwealth Games Draws to a Close

16/04/2018

The Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie has congratulated Australia’s athletes on their outstanding performance at this year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.


Medical research to improve healthcare in Queensland

13/04/2018

Minister McKenzie - Media Release - Medical research to improve healthcare in Queensland


Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium

12/04/2018

Minister McKenzie - Keynote Speech - Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium


Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie Interview with ABC News Breakfast

11/04/2018

Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie Interview with ABC News Breakfast - Commonwealth Games.


Virtual reality and mobile app to tackle doping in sport

10/04/2018

Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie has today launched a suite of cutting edge, world-first anti-doping education tools.


New mobile service supports mental health of young people

09/04/2018

A new $1.5 million mobile mental health service will offer intensive treatment to children and young people in the Redlands and Bay Island areas of Brisbane.


World Health Day 2018

07/04/2018

Today is World Health Day – a day to celebrate our achievements and acknowledge our challenges. This year’s theme is ‘Universal Health Coverage (UHC): everyone, everywhere’.


New program to support families of Commonwealth Games athletes

06/04/2018

The biggest supporters of Australia’s Commonwealth Games athletes will have access to their own support network thanks to a new program launched by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie.


Interview with Fran Kelly on Radio National

03/04/2018

Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie's radio interview with Fran Kelly on Radio National, regarding the Commonwealth Games, Russian diplomats and the Monash Forum.


More Future GPs Commence Training Across Australia

26/03/2018

The Australian Government’s health reform agenda has been strengthened with nearly 1,500 doctors accepting positions that will see them study, train and work in practices, clinics and hospitals across the nation.


Statement on Australian Cricket Team

25/03/2018

Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie has released a statement regarding the Australian Cricket Team.


Review of Australia’s Sports Integrity Arrangements

23/03/2018

The Federal Government has received the Review of Australia’s Sports Integrity Arrangements.


Dedicated mental health training for undergraduate nurses

14/03/2018

The Australian Government is strengthening its commitment to Australia’s health workforce by providing $128,000 to deliver mental health course materials in undergraduate nursing degrees.


2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Team fly the Aussie flag

20/02/2018

Australia will send a strong team of 13 athletes to the Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang next month.


Law Enforcement Puts Dent in Ice Epidemic

19/02/2018

Minister for Rural Health, Bridget McKenzie has congratulated the Australian Federal Police, for their role in a major methamphetamine bust in Adelaide.


It’s more than medals at PyeongChang Winter Olympics

17/02/2018

Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie has praised the Australian Olympic Team for their outstanding effort at the Winter Games in PyeongChang.


febfast – Pause for a Cause

16/02/2018

Young and not so young Australians have given up sugar or alcohol or have committed to becoming more physically active this month for “febfast”.


Historic agreement landed for rural practice

09/02/2018

A landmark agreement has been reached to develop a national framework for Rural Generalist medical specialty.

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