The Minister for Health Peter Dutton has congratulated beyondblue on the appointment of former Prime Minister Julia Gillard to its board.
Medicare was designed to provide quality healthcare to all Australians, yet its cost has ballooned by more than double over the past decade.
The $7 Medicare co-payment measure announced in the 2014-15 Budget will no longer proceed.
Work has begun on the Queensland State Velodrome Project – one of the centrepieces for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Australia’s first hospital with fully integrated, digital eHealth capability has been officially opened.
As Australia’s annual exodus to the beach looms the Australian Government is bolstering surf lifesavers ability to save lives.
A range of new resources for Australians with diabetes have been launched by Health Minister Peter Dutton.
World AIDS Day 2014 marks a year of global leadership on HIV for Australia.
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.