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October 2014


Expert Panel to Review Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation

24 October 2014

Media release

The Australian Government has announced an independent review of the regulation of medicines and medical devices.


$3.6 Million for Research to Address Hearing Loss

20 October 2014

Media release

The Assistant Minister for Health has welcomed a $3.6 million Australian Government funding boost for research into hearing loss prevention.


New Mobile Clinic Receives Support from the Australian Government

20 October 2014

Media release

The Federal Assistant Minister for Health was in Broken Hill recently and had the opportunity to inspect a new way of delivering health services to local Aboriginal people.


Tribute to health professionals living and working in remote Australia

16 October 2014

Media release

The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has paid tribute to the nurses and other allied health professionals who deliver health services in Australia's remote communities.


Australian manufacturers of medical devices given a level playing field

15 October 2014

Media release

New regulations will be introduced to allow Australian manufacturers to obtain market approval for most medical devices using conformity assessment certification from European notified bodies.


$2.93 Million to Support Ballarat Medical Students

13 October 2014

Media release

The Federal Assistant Minister for Health was in Ballarat to open a new student accommodation facility designed to help universities train medical students locally, giving them a taste of living and working in regional Victoria.


$10.5 Million for Armidale Clinical School

10 October 2014

Media release

An Australia-first medical student programme offered jointly by two universities – one city-based, the other in the country – is providing a unique approach to overcoming doctor shortages in rural Australia.


More funding will mean better health services in small country towns

03 October 2014

Media release

Australians living in seven rural and remote communities across New South Wales will now have better access to health care and improved services.


Mobile Cardiac Care for Regional Queensland

03 October 2014

Media release

A new Australian Government-supported mobile clinic that will bring quality cardiac and respiratory care within easier reach for people living in regional, rural and remote Queensland has been announced.

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