Media statement from Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash on the resignation of David Koch from his position as advisory board chairman of the Organ and Tissue Authority.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has announced a review of the current organ and tissue donation and transplantation programme.
Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has announced that a local consortium from Wagga Wagga was successful in securing funding of $3.3 million through the National Palliative Care Projects.
Businesses will save an extra $23 million a year as the Australian Government continues to cut red tape.
People nearing the end of their lives and their families, carers and nursing staff will benefit from $52 million in Australian Government funding for palliative care projects.
Rural and regional health is set to benefit from initiatives in the 2015-16 budget.
Some 450 rural and regional towns will receive greater incentives to attract GPs.
Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, is set to travel nearly 20,000 kilometres across the length and breadth of Australia as she gathers information on all aspects of the ice issue.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has thanked Wodonga, Albury and surrounding communities for their input on issues around use of the drug ice.
The Federal Coalition Government has launched a hard-hitting new advertising campaign aimed at educating families and the broader community about the dangers of the drug ice, or crystal methamphetamine.
The Australian Government’s National Ice Taskforce met for the first time in Sydney on 22 April 2015.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has welcomed news that the vast majority of breakfast cereals are soon to display the Health Star System on their packaging.
The Commonwealth Government will be working with States and Territories to develop a National Ice Action Strategy to tackle the growing scourge of ice (crystal methamphetamine).
The Australian Government is supporting much-needed drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in Moree.
Alcohol and drug treatment organisations which receive funding from the Australian Government will have their funding extended until 30 June 2016.
Australia's resolution to the 58th UN Conference on Narcotics – urging global cooperation on fighting the drug ice – has been formally adopted in Vienna.
Minister Nash has welcomed a new partnership between the peak body of Aboriginal health services, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, and the Royal Australian Air Force.
Australia's resolution to the 58th UN Conference on Narcotics - urging global cooperation on fighting the drug ice - is gathering support.
Transcript of Assistant Minister for Health, Senator Fiona Nash on Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly about the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs
Assistant Minister for Health, Senator Fiona Nash, will attend the 58th session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna.