Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has urged shoppers to make their views known on country of origin labelling reform via the government’s online survey, which closes Friday, 3 July.
New payments to help rural, regional and remote towns across Australia attract doctors begin on 1 July 2015.
Employers offering leave to employees who are donating organs will receive extra support from the Federal Coalition Government as of July 1.
Residents of rural, regional and remote Western Australia will have better access to eye health care with an Australian Government investment in the Lions Outback Vision Van.
Australia’s world-leading role in reducing smoking rates continues as the latest phase of the National Tobacco Campaign launches on Sunday 31 May – World No Tobacco Day.
The Coalition Government’s redesigned Tackling Indigenous Smoking Programme will further reduce smoking in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has announced a review of the current organ and tissue donation and transplantation programme.
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 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.