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November 2016


Advertising helps Indigenous smokers to quit

30 November 2016

Media release

A significant portion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers have taken action to quit smoking after seeing the Don’t Make Smokes Your Story advertising campaign.


Together, you and me can stop HIV

30 November 2016

Speech

The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at Parliament House, Canberra, to launch National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week.


New Report Provides Snapshot of Aged Care in Australia

30 November 2016

Media release

A new snapshot of aged care services has found the sector is performing well, with increased funding and reforms beginning to deliver benefits for older Australians.


Launch of Report - Change Of Heart: Time to End Cardiovascular Complacency

22 November 2016

Speech

The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the launch of the report Change Of Heart: Time to End Cardiovascular Complacency.


Immunisation for better Indigenous health

16 November 2016

Media release

Health services have been encouraged to use innovative methods to ensure that communities receive vital vaccinations.


Address at Sanofi Vaxigrants Event

16 November 2016

Speech

The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Sanofi Vaxigrants Event in Rockingham, Western Australia, on the importance of immunisation within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Australians invited to honour all living and deceased donors and their families

15 November 2016

Media release

Australians are being encouraged to take part in the national DonateLife Thank You Day to honour all living and deceased organ and tissue donors and their families for their generosity which saves and transforms lives.


Aged Care Funding, Reform and Innovation

11 November 2016

Speech

The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the AventEdge Aged Care Funding, Reform and Innovation Conference on 11 November 2016.


The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference

08 November 2016

Speech

The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP presented at the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference on 8 November 2016.


Helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities tackle smoking

08 November 2016

Media release

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities will benefit from innovative projects to tackle smoking, through new grants awarded to seven organisations under the Australian Government’s $116.8 million Tackling Indigenous Smoking program.


$34 million for Dementia and Aged Care Services research

07 November 2016

Media release

Applications are now open for the Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Research and Innovation Funding Round.


Supporting elderly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Nhulunbuy, East Arnhem, Northern Territory

04 November 2016

Media release

Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM MP, has announced the successful service provider to develop and operate a new Flexible Aged Care Service in Nhulunbuy, East Arnhem in the Northern Territory.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Kids’ Immunisation Rates Topping the Nation

03 November 2016

Media release

The Australian Immunisation Register quarterly data shows childhood immunisation rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has gone up across the board.

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