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$10 million to boost bowel cancer screening participation

18/01/2019

The Australian Government will invest $10 million in an advertising blitz to boost participation in the free and life-saving National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.


Doorstop in Melbourne

18/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $10 million to boost bowel cancer screening participation.


$1.45 billion to strengthen mental health services and support job security

16/01/2019

The Australian Government will provide a record $1.45 billion for community mental health services and change the funding model to ensure security for both jobs and services.


Doorstop in Melbourne

16/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $1.45 billion to strengthen mental health services and support job security.


Interview on Today with Deborah Knight

16/01/2019

$1.45 billion to strengthen mental health services and support job security, measles vaccinations and Australia Day.


$25 million for a new medicines discovery centre

14/01/2019

The Liberal National Government is providing $25 million to help establish a new national Drug Discovery Centre that aims to turn scientific discoveries into new medicines faster.


Doorstop in Melbourne

14/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $25 million for a new medicines discovery centre.


Support for program to connect patients with the best treatment

12/01/2019

The Liberal National Government is providing more than $1.5 million for a new pilot program that will help patients of serious and rare diseases connect with the best health services and treatment.


Dollar for dollar fundraiser leads to MND breakthrough

11/01/2019

The Australian Government has welcomed news of a medical research breakthrough that could soon benefit 2,000 Australians living with motor neurone disease (MND).


Interview with Steve Price on 2GB

11/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Steve Price on 2GB regarding $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health.


$47 million for headspace to support youth mental health

09/01/2019

The Liberal National Government will a invest a further $47 million to continue to support the mental wellbeing of young Australians through headspace with a new youth mental health ambassadors project and funding for its head office.


Doorstop Melbourne

09/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Interview at the Doorstop Melbourne


Interview with Matt Doran and Edwina Bartholomew on Sunrise

09/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Matt Doran and Edwina Bartholomew on Sunrise regarding $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health.


Interview with Meshel Laurie on ABC Melbourne

09/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Meshel Laurie on ABC Melbourne regarding $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health and beyondblue.


Interview with Paul Kennedy on ABC News Breakfast

09/01/2019

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Paul Kennedy on ABC News Breakfast regarding $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health.


Support for Parkinson’s disease medical research

07/01/2019

The Liberal National Government is supporting research that will help us understand the role of cognitive networks in Parkinson’s disease with the hope of leading to better treatment and self-management of the disease.


$3 million for tick bite medical research

05/01/2019

The Liberal National Government will provide $3 million for two studies that aims to reduce the debilitating symptoms attributed to tick bites.


Support for research to develop kidneys from stem cells

07/01/2019

The Liberal National Government is providing nearly $1 million in funding to a medical research project that will use human stem cells to develop kidneys as an alternative for renal replacement.


Support for prostate cancer medical research

04/01/2019

The Australian Government is investing almost $800,000 into research into how prostate cancer spreads and becomes resistant to normal treatments.


Support for anorexia nervosa medical research

31/12/2018

The Liberal National Government will provide more than $600,000 for a new research project to improve the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with anorexia nervosa.

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