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May 2015


Coalition helps stamp out Indigenous smoking

29 May 2015

Media release

The Coalition Government’s redesigned Tackling Indigenous Smoking Programme will further reduce smoking in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Response to resignation of David Koch

27 May 2015

Media release

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.


Riverina Consortium to Focus on Palliative Care

27 May 2015

Media release

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.


Review of organ donation and transplantation programme

26 May 2015

Media release

Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has announced a review of the current organ and tissue donation and transplantation programme.


Palliative Care - Talking about dying won’t kill you

26 May 2015

Media release

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.


Industrial chemical assessments simplified

26 May 2015

Media release

Businesses will save an extra $23 million a year as the Australian Government continues to cut red tape.


Some 450 rural and regional towns receive boost to attract doctors

24 May 2015

Media release

Some 450 rural and regional towns will receive greater incentives to attract GPs.


Royal Flying Doctor Service a big winner in rural health budget initiatives

23 May 2015

Media release

Rural and regional health is set to benefit from initiatives in the 2015-16 budget.


Nash begins marathon tour gathering information on ice

15 May 2015

Media release

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.


Nash thanks Wodonga and surrounding communities for input on ice

15 May 2015

Media release

Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has thanked Wodonga, Albury and surrounding communities for their input on issues around use of the drug ice.


Coalition Government launches advertising campaign to combat ice

10 May 2015

Media release

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.

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