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September 2014


Government Announces Funding Available for Soliris

18 September 2014

Media release

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) has recommended to the Australian Government that Soliris be subsidised on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).


New Treatment for Cancer Approved For PBS Listing

16 September 2014

Media release

Pancreatic cancer drug Abraxane will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from November 1.


Government Moves on Dispensing from Unapproved Pharmacies

15 September 2014

Media release

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.


Australia’s World Class Preparedness Against Ebola

11 September 2014

Media release

Emergency and health workers on the Gold Coast should be praised for their professionalism in dealing with a suspected case of Ebola virus disease.


World Suicide Prevention Day

10 September 2014

Media release

World Suicide Prevention Day aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.


Research to Improve Access to Health Services for Regional and Rural Australians

10 September 2014

Media release

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.


Water Safety Initiative to Save Australian Kids

05 September 2014

Media release

A new water safety initiative for young children aims to halve the number of drowning deaths in Australian by 2020.


Minister Opens Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference

01 September 2014

Media release

The Minister for Health Peter Dutton has welcomed hundreds of delegates to the 15th Asia-Pacific conference on prostate cancer in Melbourne.

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