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Statement on Jackie Crowe

24/10/2017

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing over the weekend of National Mental Health Commissioner, Ms Jackie Crowe.


New website to support mums

21/10/2017

The Australian Government has launched a new online mental health resource to support new mums and mums-to-be through a range of perinatal support programs.


More than $60 million for end-of-life care projects

17/10/2017

The Australian Government is providing more than $60 million for new projects that will help improve quality and access to palliative care.


Interview on Triple J with Sarah McVeigh

16/10/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Triple J Hack program with Sarah McVeighdiscussing making private health insurance simpler and more affordable, e-cigarettes.


Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan released

14/10/2017

Around four million Australians who experience a mental health condition will benefit from a strengthened mental health system under the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.


Interview on ABC AM Program with Sabra Lane

13/10/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane regarding making private health insurance more affordable and simpler to understand.


Interview on ABC Sydney with Robbie Buck

13/10/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Sydney with Robbie Buck regarding making private health insurance more affordable and simpler to understand.


Interview on Sunrise Program with David Koch

13/10/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on the Sunrise Program with David Koch regarding Making private health insurance more affordable and simpler to understand.


Major reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable

13/10/2017

The Australian Government has announced a wide ranging package of reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable for Australians.


Press Conference at Holmesglen Private Hospital

13/10/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference at Holmesglen Private Hospital to announce private health insurance reforms on 13 October 2017.


Marking National Headspace Day

09/10/2017

Headspace supports tens of thousands of Australians each year who are struggling with mental health problems by providing vital counselling services in person and online.


World Health Organisation and Australia forge new strategic partnership

09/10/2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Australian Government have launched their first ever country cooperation strategy, on the sidelines of the sixty-eighth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific.


World Health Organization Western Pacific 68th Regional Committee Meeting

09/10/2017

Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's opening address to the World Health Organization Western Pacific 68th Regional Committee Meeting on 9 October 2017.


Australia’s new digital mental health gateway now live

07/10/2017

As part of our over $4 billion annual investment in mental health, the Turnbull Government is today launching our new digital mental health gateway – Head to Health.


More than 1,400 medicines more affordable from today

01/10/2017

The Australian Government is continuing to make medicines more affordable with new drugs being subsidised and price reductions for more than 1,400 medications coming into effect on 1 October 2017.


Memorandum of Understanding on Sport Cooperation with Singapore

27/09/2017

Australia’s athletes will benefit from a stronger sporting partnership under a new Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Australian and Singaporean Governments.


Transcript of Doorstop at Melbourne, Victoria

27/09/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at Melbourne regarding launch of 3D printer at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and guidelines for SIDS.


Press Conference Melbourne

24/09/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference in Melbourne, regarding the Australian Government’s new anti-drug campaign, same sex marriage, party pills, ATM fees and NZ election result


Weekend Today Interview with Deborah Knight

24/09/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview on Weekend Today topics: Turnbull Government’s new anti-drug campaign, same sex marriage, NRL and AFL finals.


FiveAA Interview with Leon Byner

25/09/2017

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on FiveAA with Leon Byner, regarding the Australian Government’s new anti-drug campaign and local drug action teams.

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