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August 2017


Transcript of Sunsine Coast Press Conference

31 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Sunshine Coast Press Conference regarding formalising arrangements for the Sunshine Coast Medical School.


FiveAA Interview with Leon Byrner

31 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's FiveAA Interview with Leon Byrner regarding listing new medicine on the PBS and Medicare funding for MRI prostate tests.


Coalition formalises local medical places in full and on time

31 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has formalised its commitment to provide 50 Commonwealth Supported Places for local medical students at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital from 2019.


Making more life-changing medicines available to all Australians

30 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is listing almost half a billion dollars’ worth of new medicines, providing sufferers of both common and rare diseases access to life-changing drugs for as little as $6.30 per script.


Peter Conde appointed AIS Director

29 August 2017

Media release

Mr Peter Conde has been appointed the new Director of the Australian Institute of Sport.


Commonwealth Games anti-doping funding arrangements finalised

25 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $1.8 million to ensure the highest quality anti-doping testing and arrangements are in place for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.


Press Conference Melbourne

24 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference in Melbourne regarding Children’s brain cancer announcements; anti-vaccination doctors; Fiona Richardson


Major new measures to help combat rare cancers

24 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is supporting major new initiatives that will improve access to clinical trials, particularly for people with rare cancers including children.


Lifeline Australia CEO Peter Shmigel

23 August 2017

Media release

I want to express my sincere thanks and gratitude to Pete Shmigel for his work, dedication and stewardship of Lifeline Australia for the last two years.


Retirement of Mr Martin Bowles PSM from public service

22 August 2017

Media release

I would like to join the Prime Minister in thanking Mr Martin Bowles PSM for his distinguished career of public service which has spanned almost forty years.


Record number of Australians receiving Medicare benefits

21 August 2017

Media release

More Australian patients are seeing their doctor without having to reach for their wallet with GP bulk billing rates for the 2016-17 financial year increasing to 85.7% compared to 85.1% in 2015-16.


Appointment of new ASADA CEO

17 August 2017

Media release

Mr David Sharpe has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).


New campaign to encourage parents to ‘Get the facts about Immunisation’

13 August 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is today launching the new ‘Get the Facts about Immunisation’ campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.


Interview with 3AW Sunday Morning

13 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with 3AW Sunday Morning regarding Australian Government’s new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign and same sex marriage.


Press Conference Melbourne

13 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference in Melbourne regarding Australian Government’s new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign, same sex marriage, politician’s pay.


Interview on Seven Sunrise with Sally Bowrey

13 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Seven Sunrise with Sally Bowrey regarding Neil Prakash, and the Australian Government’s new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign .


Historic medical breakthrough by Australian researchers

10 August 2017

Media release

A ground-breaking announcement of a simple cure that will save the lives of many infants confirms the well-deserved reputation of Australia’s health and medical researchers as among the very best in the world.


Transcript of Doorstop at Mt Martha in Victoria

05 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at Mt Martha, Victoria regarding the review into integrity of Australian sport; airport security and terrorism.


Review into integrity of Australian sport

05 August 2017

Media release

As part of the development of Government’s National Sport Plan, the Honourable James Wood AO QC has been asked to lead a specific review into the integrity of Australian sport.


Transcript of Doorstop COAG Health Council, Brisbane

04 August 2017

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at COAG Health Council, Brisbane regarding COAG Health Council outcomes; the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan; support for doctors and nurses mental health; hospital funding; same-sex marriage


Transcript of Doorstop at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney

30 July 2017

Speech

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney regarding the listing of $1.1 billion cancer drug Opdivo on the PBS.


Lucy Brogden appointed Chair of National Mental Health Commission

02 August 2017

Media release

Distinguished businesswomen and psychologist Lucy Brogden will be the next Chair of the Australian Government’s National Mental Health Commission.


$40 million for dementia research projects

31 July 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is allocating more than $40 million to medical research projects which will improve the lives of Australians fighting dementia.

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