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October 2018


Interview on Today with Georgie Gardner

31 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Georgie Gardner regarding Australia eliminating rubella and Walk for Autism.


Rubella officially eliminated from Australia

31 October 2018

Media release

In a highly significant public health accomplishment for Australia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has verified that Australia has eliminated rubella, a contagious viral illness that can result in miscarriage or stillbirth.


Plan to tackle heart disease and stroke in Australia

29 October 2018

Media release

The Morrison Government has provided funding to support the development of plan for heart disease and stroke, outline a better way to diagnose, treat and manage the conditions in Australia.


Major PBS listings to benefit lung cancer and cholesterol patients

28 October 2018

Media release

Two major new listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) have the potential to extend the lives of Australians with advanced lung cancer and those at risk of a heart attack, saving patients up to nearly $190,000 a year.


Doorstop, Melbourne

28 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding PBS listings to benefit advanced lung cancer and cholesterol patients; Nauru.


Medical research collaboration between Australian and United States researchers

25 October 2018

Media release

An agreement signed between Australia and the Texas Medical Center (TMC) in the United States will allow our world-class medical researchers to collaborate with their US-counterparts on transforming and saving lives through medical breakthroughs and clinical trials.


Transcript of Doorstop in Canberra

24 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Canberra regarding record child immunisation rates, Nauru and Malcolm Turnbull.


$80 million investment in eye medication

24 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest $80 million in eye medications through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), helping improve and preserve the vision of thousands of Australians and saving them up to $7,000 a year.


Supporting Australia’s premature babies and their families

20 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $600,000 to the Miracle Babies Foundation to support families of premature and sick babies.


$4 million for medical research into gut health

19 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will support the St George and Sutherland Medical Research Facility with $4 million to further boost its important work to better understand the human microbiota, particularly our ‘gut health’.


Interview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner

18 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner regarding knee MRI scans for over 50s.


Transcript of Doorstop in Adelaide

12 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Adelaide regarding CAR-T leukaemia treatment and action on silicosis.


Transcript of interview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner

12 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner regarding CAR-T leukaemia treatment, private health insurance and SA health.


Transcript of interview on Today Show with Georgie Gardner

12 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on the Today Show with Georgie Gardner regarding CAR-T leukaemia treatment.


Speech to the RACGP GP18 Conference

11 October 2018

Speech

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's speech to the RACGP GP18 Conference.


Private health insurance simpler and cheaper for everyday Australians

11 October 2018

Media release

New rules have been announced that will make private health insurance easier to understand and help Australians choose the cover that best suits them and their families from 1 April, 2019.


Children’s Hospital Foundation Queensland supports Brain Cancer Mission with $10 million

10 October 2018

Media release

The Children’s Hospital Foundation Queensland has boosted the Australian Government’s Australian Brain Cancer Mission with a $10 million commitment that will give Queensland its own children’s brain cancer research centre.


Strong Government support for mesh implant recommendations

10 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will take sweeping steps to deal with the adverse effects of transvaginal mesh implants in its response to the Senate Inquiry.


Million Minds to focus on eating disorders, Indigenous and youth mental health

10 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government’s $125 million mental health research mission has made child and youth mental health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health, and eating disorders the priorities for its first round of funding.


Transcript of Doorstop in Canberra

08 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Canberra regarding the Productivity Commission mental health inquiry and drug use.


Transcript of interview on ABC Radio Melbourne with Jon Faine

08 October 2018

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Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Radio Melbourne with Jon Faine regarding the Productivity Commission mental health inquiry.


Transcript of interview on RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly

08 October 2018

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Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly regarding the Productivity Commission mental health inquiry, Nauru and the Opera House.


New Productivity Commission Inquiry to shine a light on mental health

07 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will establish a Productivity Commission Inquiry into the role of mental health in the Australian economy and the best ways to support and improve national mental wellbeing.


$1 million to support the rehabilitation of stroke survivors

06 October 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest $1 million to improve recovery and rehabilitation and help stroke survivors back to work.


Doorstop Perth

04 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Interview at the Doorstop Perth


Thousands to benefit from spinal arthritis medication listing on PBS

04 October 2018

Media release

The Morrison Government will make a medication for severe inflammatory spinal arthritis more affordable when it is listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients more than $15,000 a year.


Australia’s health advances highlighted at G20 meeting

03 October 2018

Media release

Australia’s efforts to tackle multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, our landmark investment in genomics and a locally-led universal cancer database will be highlighted at the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting in Argentina.


Interview with Sandy Aloisi - ABC Newsradio

03 October 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Interview with Sandy Aloisi on ABC Radio.

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