Organ and tissue donation can bring comfort to donor family members in their loss of a loved one and enable something positive to come out of tragedy.
Community groups and local organisations throughout Australia are invited to apply for awareness grants to promote organ and tissue donation.
A new Australian health research initiative will help to lower mortality rates and improve health outcomes for mothers and babies in Papua New Guinea.
Indigenous communities throughout Australia are being encouraged to reach for water instead of high sugar drinks in an effort to cut obesity rates and prevent chronic disease.
The National Youth Mental Health Foundation, headspace, has launched a new campaign to encourage young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to seek help when they are having difficulties.
A report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare highlights that while progress is being made, there is still a long way to go to close the gap in Indigenous life expectancy.
A new report suggests that many women may have osteoporosis without knowing it.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash was interviewed on ABC Riverina Late Breakfast with Anne Delaney on 3 September 2014.
The Australian Government is determined to improve access to health services for people living in rural and remote areas.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash represented the Prime Minister at the Hearing Care Industry Association Annual Parliamentary Breakfast on 27 August 2014.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash welcomed an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report released that shows improvement in a key indicator for Indigenous health.
More medical students will study at the University of Notre Dame Australia’s (UNDA) Rural Clinical School campus in Wagga Wagga following the opening of its new training facility.
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 Wannon Dan Tehan announced one-off funding for the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) in Victoria of $375,000.
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.