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.
Australia’s first ever online mental health service for young people affected by cancer was officially launched on 17 October 2014.
A total of 30 Primary Health Networks will be established to lead improvements to the quality and delivery of primary health care throughout Australia.
The Australian Government had a deep commitment to improving mental health services.
World Sight Day is a joint initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
Around 80,000 young Australians will benefit each year from the headspace programme with the locations of 15 new headspace centres now finalised.
The Australian Government is providing $4 million across five years to the Royal Life Saving Society Australia – part of a $15 million package to cut drowning deaths across the nation.
The Federal Minister for Sport Peter Dutton and NSW Minister for Sport and Recreation Stuart Ayres have announced the finalised scope for a $29 million upgrade to Parramatta’s Pirtek Stadium.
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) has recommended to the Australian Government that Soliris be subsidised on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Pancreatic cancer drug Abraxane will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from November 1.
The Australian Government is moving to support pharmacists who are being undermined by a small number of pharmacists who claim payment for dispensing Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines from unapproved premises.
Emergency and health workers on the Gold Coast should be praised for their professionalism in dealing with a suspected case of Ebola virus disease.
A new Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Telehealth will work to improve access to health services for people living in rural and remote Australia.
World Suicide Prevention Day aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.
A new water safety initiative for young children aims to halve the number of drowning deaths in Australian by 2020.