The Minister for Sport, Peter Dutton, has extended his and the Government’s deepest sympathies to the family of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes following his tragic passing.
The Australian Government will next week welcome the World Dementia Envoy to discuss how Australia can best contribute to the international effort to find a cure for dementia by 2025.
The Australian and New Zealand Governments have agreed to cease efforts to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator, the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA).
The Minister for Sport Peter Dutton has congratulated long time Channel Nine sports broadcaster Ken Sutcliffe after he was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2014 Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Media Awards.
A new $40 million medicine distribution centre in Melbourne will ensure Victorians continue to have reliable and affordable access to important medications.
The first Australian health care service focussed specifically on the health of men has been was officially opened in North Melbourne.
This week (17-23 November) is Antibiotic Awareness Week – a worldwide initiative to promote greater understanding of antibiotic resistance and the responsible use of antibiotics.
Federal Sports Minister Peter Dutton has announced $1.6 million in funding for 11 different projects which encourage innovation and collaboration in high performance sport.
Australian sporting legend Ric Charlesworth AM has been crowned the inaugural recipient of the AIS World’s Best Award for his outstanding contribution as an Olympic and Commonwealth Games hockey player, coach and leader.
The Logan community will have access to better and expanded hospital care and support closer to home through a $188 million redevelopment of the Logan Hospital.
The Commonwealth Government will increase Australia’s $18 million contribution to the response to Ebola in West Africa and strengthen preparations to detect and respond to a possible Ebola case in Australia.
A new National Asthma Strategy will be developed to address the toll the condition has on the lives of more than two million Australians.
The Australian Government will conduct a review of independent Medical Research Institutes (iMRIs) to identify what is required to ensure that they can continue to make a strong contribution to health and medical research in Australia.
Kalydeco and Soliris – new treatments for cystic fibrosis and aHUS respectively – will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from December 1.
The Australian Government has announced an independent review of the regulation of medicines and medical devices.
Australia is ready and able to assist neighbouring countries across the region should Ebola appear here.
The NHMRC has opened an Expression-of-Interest (EOI) process for organisations interested in providing services to establish the institute.
The Australian Government has committed $1.1 million for a digital, evidence-based early intervention and treatment programme to help people change their relationship with alcohol.
The Australian Government has announced $538.8 million to help Australian health and medical researchers find the cures, treatments and medical devices of the future.
The $200 million redevelopment of the Sydney Adventist Hospital (the San) – New South Wales biggest private hospital - was officially opened by the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott.