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July 2014


Commonwealth Games Team Strives for Gold

24 July 2014

Media release

The eyes of the nation will be trained on Glasgow for the next two weeks as our team of more than 400 athletes strives to remain the dominant sporting nation of the Commonwealth.


Health Ministers sign on to end HIV transmissions by 2020

20 July 2014

Media release

All Australian Health Ministers have committed to working towards the virtual elimination of new Australian HIV transmissions by the end of 2020.


Tribute to AIDS delegates in MH17 plane crash

19 July 2014

Media release

On the eve of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne the Australian Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, and the Shadow Minister for Health, Catherine King, have extended their joint condolences to the family and friends of people killed on board flight MH17 as they travelled to the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne.


Condolences for MH17 victims, families and AIDS 2014 delegates

18 July 2014

Media release

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, and the Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, offer condolences to MH17 victims, their families and the delegates to the International AIDS Conference.


Check Yourself This National Diabetes Week

16 July 2014

Media release

It’s National Diabetes Week and Australians are reminded about an online tool that can assess whether they’re at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


Facts on PBS Co-payment

14 July 2014

Media release

A PBS co-payment has been in place since 1960, and has had the support of successive Governments since then.


Stick to the facts

10 July 2014

Media release

Funding to hospitals in Queensland is growing by 13 per cent in 2014-15 and by 39.9 per cent over the forward estimates.


$35 million to advance Type 1 juvenile diabetes research

10 July 2014

Media release

Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Health, Peter Dutton MP have announced the Australian Government’s approval of $35 million to advance research in the critical area of diabetes.


New Access to HIV Tests and Treatments

07 July 2014

Media release

Testing and treatment for HIV will be easier and more accessible under changes being made by the Australian Government.


New Strategies on Blood Borne and Sexually Transmissible Diseases

07 July 2014

Media release

Five new and improved national strategies to target HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections were launched.


Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Queensland

03 July 2014

Media release

A partnership between the Australian and Queensland Governments is targeting the spread of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis and chikungunya at the source.

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