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$1 million for Maddie’s Vision to beat bone marrow failure

21/07/2018

The Australian Government will provide $1 million for Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision to bolster medical research to better understand bone marrow failure and ultimately help save lives.


More support for older Strathalbyn residents

19/07/2018

Older residents in Strathalbyn will have access to an additional 12 aged care beds, improved services, accommodation and more support when they need it most as part of the Australian Government’s plan for a stronger economy.


$50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients

18/07/2018

The Australian Government will provide $50 million to support some of Australia’s sickest patients, battling the most aggressive and deadliest cancers, to access potentially life-saving medical treatment.


Interview on Radio National PM with Linda Mottram

18/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Radio National PM with Linda Mottram regarding $50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients and My Health Record.


Transcript of Sydney Doorstop

18/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding $50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients and My Health Record.


$6 million for medical research projects in South Australia

17/07/2018

The Australian Government will invest $6.1 million to fund new South Australian medical research projects aimed at delivering faster medical breakthroughs for South Australian patients.


Inteview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner

17/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner regarding My Health Record, private insurance and new mental health and medical research funding for South Australia.


Delivering better healthcare through My Health Record

16/07/2018

Almost six million Australians already have a My Health Record with patients benefiting from the secure summary of their key health information, which can help their health professionals deliver better care and may save their life in an emergency.


Interview on ABC Radio with Jon Faine

16/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Radio with Jon Faine regarding My Health Record, private health insurance and $5 million for clinical trials and genetic testing for children with high risk brain cancer.


$250 million investment in life changing cancer medicines

15/07/2018

The Australian Government will invest $250 million to make four life-changing cancer medicines available to thousands of Australian patients from August 1.


Inteview on Weekend Today with Peter Stefanovic

15/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Weekend Today with Peter Stefanovic regarding private health insurance and new cancer medicines.


Transcript of Melbourne Doorstop

15/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding the Australian Government's $250 million investment to list four cancer medicines and private health insurance.


$1.5 million for Butterfly Foundation and endEd specialist eating disorder facility

13/07/2018

The Australian Government will provide $1.5 million for Australia’s first residential eating disorder treatment facility on the Sunshine Coast, helping hundreds of patients each year.


$22 million for early-stage health and medical research

13/07/2018

The Australian Government will invest more than $22 million to help Australian businesses move from early-stage health and medical research discoveries to commercial success, giving patients access to better treatments and medicines.


Extra support for young Australians with kidney disease

13/07/2018

The Australian Government will support young people with advanced kidney disease, who have received a kidney transplant, to transition into adult healthcare under a new program.


New eye screening program to protect people with diabetes

13/07/2018

The Turnbull Government will provide funding for a new eye health screening program for Australians with diabetes, helping preserve the sight of thousands of people.


Aussie innovators to drive better health outcomes

11/07/2018

The Australian Government will further strengthen links between the United States and Australia to collaborate on medical breakthroughs and research and development in healthcare, with the creation of four strategic committees.


Research into lifestyle related chronic conditions given funding injection

09/07/2018

The Australian Government has today announced funding of $7.7 million for the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre to further research into how Australians’ lifestyles contribute to chronic conditions and how to prevent them.


Delivering faster benefits for patients

06/07/2018

The Australian Government is providing more than $12 million to advance a number of medical research projects, injecting funding with the aim of delivering faster benefits for patients.


Interview on 7AD Devonport with Darren Kerwin

04/07/2018

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 7AD Devonport with Darren Kerwin regarding $4.8 million for mental health services in North West Tasmania.

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