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April 2018


Mark Hughes Foundation kicks goal in partnership with the Australian Brain Cancer Mission

29 April 2018

Media release

The brain cancer foundation set up by rugby league legend Mark Hughes has joined the Australian Government’s $100 million Australian Brain Cancer Mission, aiming to work together to tackle this terrible disease through medical research.


Doorstop in Melbourne

26 April 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne announcing $1.5 million for medical research into Buruli ulcer.


Medical research into flesh-eating ulcer

26 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is providing $1.5 million in medical research funding to help better understand the flesh eating Buruli ulcer and reduce its spread in Australia.


Northern Territory and Tasmania sign onto record hospital funding agreement

23 April 2018

Media release

The Turnbull Government welcomes the decision by the Northern Territory and Tasmanian governments to sign onto our new hospital agreement.


World Immunisation Week—Protect Our Children from Preventable Diseases

23 April 2018

Media release

While Australia’s vaccination rate for five years olds is one of the best in the world—at 94 per cent—it still needs to increase.


Transcript of Radio Interview with Alan Jones 2gb Breakfast

23 April 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Alan Jones 2gb breakfast about mandatory vaccine for aged care workers to curb influenza


Australian Brain Cancer Mission and Carrie’s Beanies partner to fight brain cancer

22 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government today welcomes the partnership between the $100 million Brain Cancer Mission and Carrie Bickmore’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer to fight brain cancer through medical research.


Mandatory vaccine programs to curb aged care influenza

22 April 2018

Media release

The provision of influenza vaccination programs to all staff in residential aged care homes will be compulsory, as the Australian Government moves to maximise protection for senior Australians ahead of this year’s this flu season.


$10 million to support cutting edge medical projects

18 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $10 million to support the development of eleven cutting edge medical projects, which will improve the lives of Australian patients and provide new options to help solve emerging health challenges.


Interview with David Koch Sunrise

18 April 2018

Transcript

2018 influenza vaccines now available


2018 influenza vaccines now available

18 April 2018

Media release

More than 4.5 million Australians who are most at risk of getting sick during this year’s flu season can now access a free influenza vaccine, under the Federal Government’s National Immunisation Program.


Interview on 2GB Mornings with Ray Hadley

16 April 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB Mornings with Ray Hadley regarding GP management plans.


Doorstop Melbourne

15 April 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Doorstop Melbourne


Interview with Allison Langdon Weekend Today

15 April 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Interview with Allison Langdon Weekend Today


Listing of life-saving cancer medicine to save patients more than $200,000

15 April 2018

Media release

The Turnbull Government will drastically reduce the cost of a life-saving new medicine, which uses a patient’s own immune system to track down and destroy cancer cells.


Doorstop in Sydney

13 April 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding the ACT and South Australia agreeing to sign the National Health Reform Agreement, medicinal cannabis, mandatory reporting and endometriosis.


Investing in better Parkinson’s disease management

11 April 2018

Media release

Marking World Parkinson’s Day, the Australian Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF), is investing $7.75 million to help Global Kinetics Corporation continue to develop their world leading technology to help Parkinson’s sufferers self-manage their disease and therapy requirements.


More funding for Men’s Sheds across Australia

09 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is providing funding to 90 Men’s Sheds across the country to support the mental health and overall wellbeing of Australian men.


Increased payments lock in record Commonwealth funding for hospitals

06 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will make an increased payment of $547 million to the states and territories for public hospital activity in 2015-16, following the final reports by independent hospital pricing and funding agencies.


Millions of Aussies benefit from medicine price drop

01 April 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will reduce the cost of more than 300 medicine brands by as much as 40 per cent, benefiting millions of Australian patients

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