I again apologise for any offence taken by the unfortunate photo taken out of context at the Obesity Summit on Friday, and I am happy if my ridicule leads to action on the complex issue of obesity in this country.
Today’s National Obesity Summit in Canberra represents an important first step towards a new nationally cohesive strategy on obesity prevention and control.
The Liberal Nationals Government has introduced two bills into the Parliament today that will strengthen Australia’s sports integrity and implement the reforms announced by the Minister for Sport on Tuesday.
In responding to the Wood Review of Australia’s Sports Integrity Arrangements, the Australian Government has unveiled landmark reforms that will ensure Australia is a world leader in clean, safe and fair sport.
As the problem of ice use continues to be a problem for communities across Australia, the Liberal-Nationals government is investing $61 million to ensure those who need help have access to treatment.
parkrun Australia will receive a Better Ageing grant of more than $1.8 million from the Australian Government to encourage more older Australians to live active lives.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Marise Payne, and the Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie, have launched Australia’s new Sports Diplomacy 2030 strategy.
In a further demonstration of the Liberal Nationals Government’s absolute commitment to clean, safe and fair sport, the Minister for Sport, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has today signed the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions – the Macolin Convention.
Ten local councils in the Loddon Mallee region of Victoria will share in a grant of more than $1.8 million from the Australian Government to encourage older Australians in their communities to live more active lives.
The Australian Government will provide $6.6 million to the University of Melbourne to support a new rural medical school program in Shepparton as part of the Murray-Darling Medical Schools Network.
The Australian Government has provided Surf Life Saving Australia with a grant of $530,000 to support its Silver Salties fitness program, designed for all Australians over the age of 65.
Twenty-seven organisations will share in an investment of almost $23 million by the Liberal & Nationals Government aimed at getting millions of older Australians moving more often.
The first independent review of Australian nursing preparation since 2002 - Educating the Nurse of the Future - will commence this year.
People in rural and remote Australia needing mental health support will have much better access to services through Australian Government funding to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Minister for Sport Senator Bridget McKenzie has today launched a $28.9m grants program which will enable sport and physical activity providers to get Australia’s population moving.
The Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie, has announced the appointment of four new commissioners to the Sport Australia Board.
The Liberal & Nationals Government’s $74 million investment in the Murray-Darling Medical Schools Network – including $7 million for La Trobe University to offer a new undergraduate degree in Wodonga and Bendigo – will completely change the way country-raised medical students are trained, with rural and regional Australians the big winners.
The Liberal & Nationals Government’s $74 million investment in the Murray-Darling Medical Schools Network – including $22 million to develop a new Rural Medical School in Orange – will completely change the way country-raised medical students are trained, with rural and regional Australians the big winners.
The Australian Government's $74 million investment in the Murray-Darling Medical Schools Network will see The University of Sydney develop a new Rural Medical School Program in Dubbo.
More than 300 women from across 43 sports will be directly involved in the 2019 Women Leaders in Sport program, with successful applicants announced today by Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie and Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer.