The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has welcomed the release of key findings from the 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey which show smoking rates in Australia are falling and young people are putting off their first drink of alcohol.
Statement of condolence on the passing of an Indigenous Advocate and Managing Director of Vibe Australia.
A new report released by the National Stroke Foundation identifies the current and future ‘hotspots’ for stroke which will help inform Australia’s response to the disease.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has announced a new national clinical information system to streamline organ and tissue donation processes across Australian hospital networks.
The Australian Government will provide $16.5 million over four years to prevent and treat trachoma in Indigenous communities in NSW, NT, SA and WA.
Two new Australian Government-funded clinics in the rapidly growing South-East Queensland region will provide essential primary health care services to Indigenous Australians.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash and Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced one-off funding of $375,000 for the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS) in NSW.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash and Member for Wannon Dan Tehan announced one-off funding for the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) in Victoria of $375,000.
Reducing the impact of alcohol-related harm on unborn and newborn babies is the focus of a new health campaign.
Australian and New Zealand Food Ministers agreed further steps for the voluntary healthy star rating front of pack labelling system at the Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation.
The Australian Government will provide $9.2 million to the National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Action Plan to address the harmful impact of FASD on children and families.
The Australian Government is taking another important step towards securing health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Australian Government's Better Start to Life approach targets the health of Indigenous mothers and babies so children are given the best possible start to life.
DonateLife resources are now available to support decision-making about organ and tissue donation in 18 languages.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash represented the Prime Minister at the Johnson and Johnson, Productive Ageing – The State of Australia’s Health System conference.
More medical students are training at the University of New South Wales’ Rural Clinical School campus in Griffith following an Australian Government-funded upgrade of the training facility.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash opened the 3rd National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference on 4 June 2014.
A new national information service has been established to support the reduction of alcohol and other drug misuse in Indigenous communities.
The Australian Government has launched a new phase of the National Tobacco Campaign to coincide with World No Tobacco Day.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash joined hundreds of fellow Australians at the start of the 10th Anniversary of the Long Walk Fun Walk at Melbourne’s Domain Gardens on 31 May 2014.