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June 2018


$8 million in funding to support asthma patients

27 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide more than $8 million in funding to support thousands of asthma patients in Australia.


Transcript of Canberra Doorstop

25 June 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Canberra regarding The Australian Beverages Council’s pledge to reduce sugar across the industry by 20 per cent by 2025


Transcript of Tyabb Doorstop

23 June 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Tyabb regarding GPs prescribing opioids; $80 million for community mental health; ALP’s war on business


$33 million research funding to fight rare cancers and rare diseases

24 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $33 million to our world class researchers to continue the fight against rare cancers and rare diseases, giving hope to thousands of patients.


$160 million boost for mental health support

23 June 2018

Media release

Australians with severe mental health illness will now receive more support services in their communities with a $160 million funding boost following a Turnbull Government agreement with states and territories.


Kalgoorlie to receive Medicare-eligible MRI licence

22 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide a Medicare-eligible MRI licence at the Kalgoorlie Health Campus, as the first response to a Parliamentary Inquiry into the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia.


$2 million in research funding to prevent and better treat cerebral palsy

18 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $2 million in funding to the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation to prevent and better treat cerebral palsy.


More patients to benefit from expanded medication management program

14 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will expand a community pharmacy program which enables Australians to better manage their prescription medicine, benefitting an additional 70,000 Australians a week.


Transcript of Sunshine Coast Doorstop

13 June 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Sunshine Coast doorstop regarding $3.2 million for a new pilot project to improve the treatment and care of people with eating disorders.


Transcript of Caboolture Doorstop

13 June 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Caboolture regarding an $11 million boost for drug and alcohol support services in the Caboolture and Bribie Island region.


Interview with Craig Zonca and Rebecca Levingston on ABC Radio Breakfast Brisbane

13 June 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Craig Zonca and Rebecca Levingston on ABC Radio Breakfast Brisbane regarding $11 million in funding for drug and alcohol support services in Brisbane’s north.


$3.2 million to improve care for people with eating disorders

13 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is investing $3.2 million in a new pilot project to improve the treatment and care of people with eating disorders.


National Male Health Strategy to support the health of men and boys

13 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will establish a decade-long National Male Health Strategy that will focus on the mental and physical health of men and boys.


$11 million boost for drug and alcohol support services in Brisbane’s north

13 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will significantly boost life-changing drug and alcohol support services in the Caboolture and Bribie Island region with an $11 million investment, with funding immediately available.


Supporting Australia’s plan to be a global leader in clinical trials

07 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will make it easier for researchers and companies to start up and run clinical trials by developing a new national one-stop-shop process.


Interview on 2GB Breakfast with Alan Jones

05 June 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB Breakfast with Alan Jones announcing $1 million funding for Aussie Helpers phone counselling service and $22 million for a medical breakthrough that could revolutionise the way kidney disease is treated.


$22 million for a breakthrough kidney disease treatment

05 June 2018

Media release

An Australian medical breakthrough that could revolutionise the way kidney disease is treated, supporting millions of patients, will receive $22 million.


Supporting Big Freeze 4 to help cure MND

04 June 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will support Australians getting access to life-saving clinical trials and help find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

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