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August 2014


New Online Forums to Support People Living with Mental Illness

27 August 2014

Media release

Support for people living with mental illness and their family, friends and carers is the focus of two new online forums launched by the Minister for Health, Peter Dutton.


Australian Assistance to Control the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

24 August 2014

Media release

The Australian Government is contributing $1 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to help control the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and prevent further spread of the disease.


Volunteers are Sports Heroes

20 August 2014

Media release

Volunteers are the backbone of Australian sporting organisations which would be unable to function or even exist without them.


New Centre to Deliver More Health Professionals

20 August 2014

Media release

A new Australian Government-funded training centre in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell will mean a major boost to the health workforce and improved patient access to health services.


Review of After-Hours Service Delivery

19 August 2014

Media release

The Minister for Health has announced an independent review of after-hours primary health care services in Australia.


Start soon on more key Commonwealth Games facilities

14 August 2014

Media release

Work on key facilities for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will get underway in coming months.


More Support for Patients with Prostate Cancer

14 August 2014

Media release

The Australian Government is funding 14 specialist prostate cancer nurses to provide support for patients, their families and carers, particularly in rural and regional areas.


EOI for Medicare-PBS Payment Services

08 August 2014

Media release

The Australian Government allocated funding in the 2014-15 Budget to go to the commercial market calling for Expressions of Interest from the private sector to provide claims and payment services for Medicare (MBS) and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).


Funding to Find Dementia Breakthrough

08 August 2014

Media release

Australia’s best researchers have been urged to come together to help solve one of the world’s major health issues – dementia.


Warwick Anderson Congratulated on New Role

05 August 2014

Media release

The Australian Government extends its congratulations to Professor Warwick Anderson on his appointment as Secretary-General of the Human Frontier Science Program.


Funding For WA Hospitals Rising, Not Falling

04 August 2014

Media release

Commonwealth funding for hospitals in Western Australia is rising from $1.481 billion to $2.188 billion over the next four years.


Minister Congratulates Commonwealth Games Team

04 August 2014

Media release

Minister for Sport Peter Dutton has congratulated the Australian athletes that competed in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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