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Transcript of Interview on Radio National AM with Sabra Lane

29 March 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Radio National AM with Sabra Lane speaking about ex-Cyclone Debbie and the Government’s commitment to mental health.


Millions of Australians set to benefit from new and cheaper medicines

25 March 2017

Media release

Going to the pharmacy is set to be cheaper from next month, with the cost of more than 1100 medicine brands being reduced and with vital new drugs being added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.


Turnbull Government appoints new mental health advisory panel

23 March 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is establishing a new mental health advisory panel to support our commitment to improve services to those that need them.


Supporting community street soccer with $4 million boost

22 March 2017

Media release

The Australian Government will provide an additional $4 million in funding over the next four years to continue The Big Issue’s Community Street Soccer program.


Funding to help sporting groups tackle illegal drugs

21 March 2017

Media release

More than a thousand community sport clubs across the country are being encouraged to take part in an Australian Government program to reduce the impact of illegal drugs on Australian communities.


Interview on Sky News Agenda with Peter Van Onselen and Paul Kelly

19 March 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Sky News Agenda with Peter Van Onselen and Paul Kelly speaking about Snowy Hydro, energy security, Medicare and mental health.


John Wylie reappointed as Australian Sports Commission Chair

15 March 2017

Media release

Mr John Wylie has been reappointed as Chair of the Australian Sports Commission board for a further three years.


Interview on Weekend Sunrise with Andrew O’Keefe and Monique Wright

12 March 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Weekend Sunrise with Andrew O’Keefe and Monique Wright.


Interview on Weekend Today with Deborah Knight

12 March 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Weekend Today with Deborah Knight.


Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference

09 March 2017

Speech

The Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt spoke at the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference on the Gold Coast on 9 March 2017.


First licence granted for commercially grown medicinal cannabis in Australia

08 March 2017

Media release

Access to medicinal cannabis has taken another major step forward with first licence being granted for an Australian company to grow and harvest medicinal cannabis.


Turnbull Government supports female sporting leaders

08 March 2017

Media release

The Turnbull Government is backing the next generation of female leaders in sport with the launch of a new initiative aimed at encouraging more participation throughout Australia and a greater representation at the elite level.


Interview on RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas

07 March 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas.


Nominations now open for Commonwealth Games baton bearers

05 March 2017

Media release

As the countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) continues, the Australia Government is delighted to announce that nominations for baton bearers are now open.


Protecting Australians from influenza in 2017

05 March 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has secured a supply of new vaccines which protect against four strains of influenza virus for the 2017 season.


Statement on Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation into doping at the Essendon Football Club

03 March 2017

Media release

As Minister for Sport, protecting the health and wellbeing of participants in sport from doping is of the utmost concern.


Providing certainty and funding for alcohol and drug treatment services

03 March 2017

Media release

The Australian Government will continue to support drug and alcohol treatment services across Australia with funding of more than $75 million a year.


Thousands support Gift of Life DonateLife Walk

01 March 2017

Media release

Minister for Health and Sport, Greg Hunt, and Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health , Ken Wyatt, today joined thousands of Canberra residents to show their support for organ and tissue donation by participating in the annual Gift of Life Walk around Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.

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