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October 2017


Statement on Jackie Crowe

24 October 2017

Media release

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 October 2017

Media release

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 October 2017

Media release

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 October 2017

Transcript

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 October 2017

Media release

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.


Press Conference at Holmesglen Private Hospital

13 October 2017

Transcript

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


Major reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable

13 October 2017

Media release

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


Interview on ABC Sydney with Robbie Buck

13 October 2017

Transcript

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 ABC AM Program with Sabra Lane

13 October 2017

Transcript

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 Sunrise Program with David Koch

13 October 2017

Transcript

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.


World Health Organization Western Pacific 68th Regional Committee Meeting

09 October 2017

Speech

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


World Health Organisation and Australia forge new strategic partnership

09 October 2017

Media release

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.


Marking National Headspace Day

09 October 2017

Media release

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.


Australia’s new digital mental health gateway now live

07 October 2017

Media release

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 October 2017

Media release

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.

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