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December 2014


Community Awareness Grants motivate Australians to DonateLife

17 December 2014

Media release

The Australian Government is providing funding of $462,064 for public awareness initiatives that encourage Australian families to discuss and know each other's organ and tissue donation wishes.


Interview on SUNRISE PROGRAM - Tackling ICE first priority for reshaped drugs and alcohol council.

14 December 2014

Transcript

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash was interviewed on the Channel 7 Sunrise Program with Andrew O'Keefe and Monique Wright on 14 December 2014.


‘Ice’ the First Priority for Government's Reshaped Drugs and Alcohol Council

14 December 2014

Media release

The Australian Government has tasked its reshaped advisory council on drugs and alcohol to examine as a priority the issues facing Australia from methamphetamine use, and in particular the rising use of the drug ice.


Official opening of the Port Macquarie Base Hospital expansion

10 December 2014

Media release

The opening of new and expanded facilities at Port Macquarie Base Hospital will significantly improve access to quality hospital care by local residents and communities along the Mid-North Coast.


Health Star Rating: making healthier choices at a glance

06 December 2014

Media release

Parents will more easily be able to make healthy food choices for their families through the introduction of a new star rating food labelling initiative.


Grants to help rural practices take on trainees and GP registrars

05 December 2014

Media release

The Assistant Minister for Health, Senator Fiona Nash, has urged rural and regional general practices to apply for grants to build the facilities needed to take on more trainees and GP registrars.


Interview on 2SM Breakfast with Grant Goldman

01 December 2014

Transcript

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash was interviewed on 2SM Breakfast with Grant Goldman on 1 December 2014.


Expert panel to consult on rural health incentives and training

01 December 2014

Media release

The Australian Government has appointed an independent expert panel to consult on how the GPRIP can best encourage doctors to towns in rural, regional and remote areas where they are needed most.

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