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March 2018


Radio Interview on 5AA with Leon Byner

29 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Leon Byner on 5AA regarding PBS and private health insurance.


Legislation to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable

28 March 2018

Media release

Legislation has been introduced into Parliament to deliver a wide ranging package of reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable.


Transcript of Radio Interview with Chris Smith on 2GB

26 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Chris Smith on 2GB on 26 March 2018.


$2 million for medical research on epilepsy

26 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest $2 million in new medical research to help find a cure for rare genetic epilepsy disorders.


Cheaper medicine for thousands of Australian patients

26 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will drastically reduce the cost of medicines to treat diabetes, cancer, arthritis, asthma and eye disease with new additions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from April 1.


Doorstop in Sydney

21 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding April 1 PBS listing of PrEP


Interview with Alan Jones Breakfast, 2GB

21 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Alan Jones, 2GB about private health insurance and the PBS.


Medical Research to improve healthcare in the Hunter

21 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest more than $6 million into medical research projects in the Hunter and Northern NSW region, aimed at improving healthcare options for patients.


New medicine to help end the transmission of HIV

21 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is taking a critical step in helping end the transmission of HIV infection in Australia with the 1 April listing of tenofovir with emtricitabine on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS).


Medical research to uncover better treatment for Indigenous Australians

15 March 2018

Media release

The Turnbull Government will invest more than $6 million in a health science centre in Alice Springs which is focused on addressing health challenges faced by Indigenous Australians.


New partnership to drive better healthcare research and development

12 March 2018

Media release

The Turnbull Government has set up a new advisory board to work with the United States to promote technology and innovation in healthcare.


Better support for patients with low survival cancers and diseases

09 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is calling for applications from the country’s best and brightest researchers to help find new treatments for low survival cancers and diseases.


Radio interview with Leon Byner on 5AA

07 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA about the highest bulk billing on record, diagnostic imaging, Bupa and South Australia’s record hospital funding.


Interview with Laura Jayes on Sky News Live

06 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with with Laura Jayes on Sky News Live about the ‘Get the Facts’ child immunisation campaign, low immunisation locations and the Million Minds Mental Health Mission.


Interview with Sabra Lane on ABC Radio National AM Program

06 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Sabra Lane on ABC Radio National AM Program about the highest bulk billing on record, Million Minds Mental Health Mission and the Medical Research Future Fund.


Highest bulk-billing rate on record

06 March 2018

Media release

New Medicare data shows a record amount of Australian patients are seeing their doctor without paying a cent, with the bulk-billing rate increasing to 85.8 per cent in the first half of the 2017–18 financial year.


Interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA

05 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA about the ‘Get the Facts’ child immunisation campaign, low immunisation locations and meningococcal B vaccine.


Sunrise interview with Michael Usher & Monique Wright

04 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Sunrise interview with Michael Usher & Monique Wright


Weekend TODAY Interview with Peter Stefanovic

04 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Weekend TODAY Interview with Peter Stefanovic


Campaign to target areas with low immunisation rates

04 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will target parents across the country with a powerful message around the need to vaccinate their children, with a new campaign launching today.


REMARKS NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH SUMMIT 2018 SYDNEY

02 March 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's National Women's Health Summit remarks


Better maternity services for Australian women

02 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government has released new national medical guidelines for the care of pregnant women, while also detailing a new approach to maternity services.


Medical research funding to accelerate action on endometriosis

02 March 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $2.5 million in medical research funding as part of the first-ever national approach to combat endometriosis.

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