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Page last updated: 21 November 2014 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)


Healthy sporting clubs recognised with Good Sports awards

20/11/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has congratulated the winners of the Good Sports Awards which recognise sporting clubs that promote healthy lifestyles and reduce excessive alcohol consumption.


'Supporting our rural communities: Everyone has a role' Address to the 6th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium

13/11/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash addressed the 6th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium at the Commerial Club, Albury on 13 November 2014.


Rural health workforce reforms the first step in fixing Labor’s mess

13/11/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, met with rural doctors and health professionals in western Victoria and southern New South Wales to discuss a range of health policy issues.


Take care of your sight this World Diabetes Day

14/11/2014

Australians affected by diabetes are being urged to take regular eye tests to reduce the risk of serious vision loss or blindness.


Video message to the NACCHO AGM

13/11/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash's video message to the NACCHO AGM held in Cairns, Queensland on 13 November 2014.


Working together for better rural mental health

13/11/2014

Improving access to mental health services and support in rural communities is a priority for the Australian Government.


Address to the Rural Medicine Australia 2014 (RMA14) Conference 31 October 2014

31/10/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash addressed the Rural Medicine Australia 2014 (RMA14) Conference on 31 October 2014


Tackling impact of alcohol on babies and children

07/11/2014

The Australian Government has welcomed a new report from the AIHW which identifies strategies to address information gaps regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).


Government Announces Changes to Attract More Doctors to the Bush

31/10/2014

The first steps toward easing regional, rural and remote doctor shortages have been delivered with major changes to workforce classification systems.


2014 Australian Medical Association – National Alcohol Summit

29/10/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash addressed the AMA's National Alcohol Summit on 29 October 2014.


2014 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association Annual Conference

29/10/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash addressed the NATSIHWA Annual Conference on 29 October 2014.


A Strong Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce Key to Closing the Gap

29/10/2014

The Australian Government has made a $3.1 billion commitment to Indigenous health funding for the next four years, a crucial part of which is supporting the role of Indigenous health workers.


Danny Green Goes Another Round Against Alcohol-Related Violence

29/10/2014

The Australian Government will contribute $200,000 to the Danny Green Fighting Chance Foundation to support the successful Coward Punch campaign.


Expert Panel to Review Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation

24/10/2014

The Australian Government has announced an independent review of the regulation of medicines and medical devices.


$3.6 Million for Research to Address Hearing Loss

20/10/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health has welcomed a $3.6 million Australian Government funding boost for research into hearing loss prevention.


New Mobile Clinic Receives Support from the Australian Government

20/10/2014

The Federal Assistant Minister for Health was in Broken Hill recently and had the opportunity to inspect a new way of delivering health services to local Aboriginal people.


Tribute to health professionals living and working in remote Australia

16/10/2014

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has paid tribute to the nurses and other allied health professionals who deliver health services in Australia's remote communities.


Australian manufacturers of medical devices given a level playing field

15/10/2014

New regulations will be introduced to allow Australian manufacturers to obtain market approval for most medical devices using conformity assessment certification from European notified bodies.


$2.93 Million to Support Ballarat Medical Students

13/10/2014

The Federal Assistant Minister for Health was in Ballarat to open a new student accommodation facility designed to help universities train medical students locally, giving them a taste of living and working in regional Victoria.


$10.5 Million for Armidale Clinical School

10/10/2014

An Australia-first medical student programme offered jointly by two universities – one city-based, the other in the country – is providing a unique approach to overcoming doctor shortages in rural Australia.

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