The Australian Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians.
In an important step for the development of the medicinal cannabis sector and to secure long-term supplies for Australian patients, the Federal Government will permit the export of medicinal cannabis products.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop Mt Martha, Victoria.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Warren Moore 2GB.
The Australian Government will work with the medical profession to address the large and sometimes unanticipated out-of-pocket medical fees some patients face.
The Turnbull Government will provide an additional $3 million to life saving clubs and other water safety organisations around Australia to help reduce drowning deaths and near-deaths.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Alex Hart Wekend Sunrise.
Transcript of interview with Charles Croucher Weekend Today
Around 800 Australians each year suffering from lung cancer and relapsed refractory multiple myeloma will benefit from affordable access to new medicines from 1 January 2018.
For the first time, Australian prescribers of medicinal cannabis will have access to up-to-date information to help inform their decision-making about patient treatment options for a number of conditions.
The Australian Government has announced more support for cancer research with $8 million in grants.
The Australian Government is taking steps to ensure that patients needing an after-hours doctor receive the best quality care under Medicare.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop Seaford, Victoria.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Interview with Steve Martin ABC Melbourne.
The Australian Government has launched Surf Life Saving Australia’s 2017 National Coastal Safety Report – which found that 116 people died from drowning around the Australian coastline in 2016-17.
The Australian Government will boost high performance sport funding with an additional $10 million as part of a targeted drive towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Australian Government has guaranteed the provision of a safe, secure and affordable supply of plasma products and services with the signing of an important new agreement.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Luke Grant on 2GB Saturday Mornings regarding private patients in public hospitals.
The Australian Government will invest $640 million to support Australia’s world-leading health and medical researchers as they continue their work in the laboratory, clinic and the community to find the next major medical breakthrough.
The Australian Government is very concerned about the growing practice of private health insurance being charged by public hospitals for treatments that should be free.