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February 2017


Doorstop Interview, Grafton, NSW

23 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop interview in Grafton, NSW on 23 February 2017.


Suicide prevention support for Grafton community

23 February 2017

Media release

Grafton will be the first location in Australia to get one of ten new headspace youth mental health services, providing an increase in support available to young people and their families during times of need.


Record results for bulk-billing shows Medicare is stronger than ever

23 February 2017

Media release

Australian patients are getting more benefit from Medicare than ever before with GP bulk billing rates jumping to 85.4 per cent during the second half of 2016.


Interview on 2GB Drive with Ben Fordham

22 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on 2GB Drive with Ben Fordham.


Interview on 3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell

22 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minsiter for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 3AW with Neil Mitchell


Doorstop interview, Sydney

22 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop interview in Sydney on 22 February 2017.


Interview on ABC Radio Sydney with Robbie Buck

22 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Radio Sydney Robbie Buck


Interview on ABC AM Radio with Sabra Lane

22 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC AM Radio with Sabra Lane


Funding delivered to open gut research centre

22 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has delivered on its election commitment to provide $4 million funding to make Australia’s first dedicated micro gut health research centre a reality.


Action to deliver faster supply of medicinal cannabis products

22 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government will facilitate faster access by qualified doctors to medicinal cannabis for patients with the necessary approvals.


Turnbull Government committed to tackling obesity

20 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is taking action to tackle the challenge of obesity and encourage all Australians to live healthy lives.


Interview on ABC News Radio with Tracey Holmes

19 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on ABC News Radio with Tracey Holmes.


More action to inspire Australian girls to get active

19 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is taking action to inspire Australia’s young girls and women to get active – with the launch of the next phase of the Girls Make Your Move campaign.


Interview on Weekend Today with Deb Knight

18 February 2017

Transcript

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


Interview on 2GB Mornings with Luke Grant

18 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on 2GB Mornings with Luke Grant.


Doorstop Interview, Canberra

15 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt and Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham's doorstop interview in Canberra on 15 February 2017.


Statement on the retirement of Mike Fitzpatrick

15 February 2017

Media release

As a player and administrator, Mike Fitzpatrick has made an enormous contribution to the great game of AFL.


Ensuring safe and responsible supply of medicinal cannabis

15 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is taking further action to enable the safe and legal distribution of medicinal cannabis products for adults and children suffering from painful and chronic conditions.


Interview On 3AW Drive With Tom Elliott

10 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on 3AW Drive with Tom Elliott.


Interview On ABC Melbourne With Rafael Epstein

10 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on ABC Melbourne with Rafael Epstein.


Interview with Mark Levy - 2GB

10 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on 2GB with Mark Levy.


Frankston Doorstop - Lowest health insurance premium increases in a decade

10 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt discusses the lowest health insurance premium increases in a decade


Lowest health insurance premium increases in a decade

10 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government’s action to keep the pressure on private health insurers has helped drive the lowest premium price rise in ten years.


Child dental benefit cap to be $1000

08 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is increasing the rebate available under the Child Dental Benefit Scheme to $1000 per child for treatment over a two year period.


Interview with David Speers - Sky News

07 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Sky News with David Speers.


Professor Julie Quinlivan to head Professional Services Review

08 February 2017

Media release

Professor Julie Quinlivan has been appointed as the Director of the Professional Services Review (PSR).


Statement on Mr Ben McDevitt

08 February 2017

Media release

The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), Mr Ben McDevitt AM APM, has advised the Government that he has decided to step down as head of ASADA, from 5 May 2017.


Remarks from the Cystic Fibrosis Rally

07 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's remarks from the Cystic Fibrosis Rally in Canberra on 7 February 2017.


Aussie kids given immediate access to life-changing cystic fibrosis drug

07 February 2017

Media release

From 7 February, children aged two to five will have immediate and free access to KalydecoŽ (ivacaftor) – a life-changing drug that addresses the causes of cystic fibrosis rather than just the symptoms.


Interview with Leigh Sales - ABC 7.30

06 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on ABC 7:30 with Leigh Sales.


Major suicide prevention trial extended to four more regions

06 February 2017

Media release

Four more regions across Australia with higher than average suicide rates will be the latest communities to take part in a $46 million trial aimed at delivering better mental health services.


Melbourne Doorstop - Launch of the Government’s $125 million NHMRC funding into medical research

04 February 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt launching the Government’s $125 million NHMRC funding into medical research.


$125 million to help our scientists make the next great medical discovery

04 February 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is backing Australia’s world-leading medical researchers and scientists with $125.3 million to support their work in making the next major medical breakthrough.


Making more cancer drugs affordable for all Australians

01 February 2017

Media release

From 1 February, Australians have subsidised access to new drugs for ovarian and lung cancer – which would otherwise cost more than $100,000 per course of treatment – but are now available for just $6.30 for concessional patients and $38.80 for general patients.

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