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November 2018


Transcript of doorstop in Melbourne

30 November 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $100 million investment in new PBS listings to fight cancer.


$100 million investment in new PBS listings to fight cancer

30 November 2018

Media release

Australians fighting cancer will benefit when five new cancer listings are made available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) following a $100 million investment from the Australian Government.


Support for ending and managing HIV

29 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is strengthening its commitment to ending HIV with the announcement of funding for a new strategy that aims to virtually eliminate the transmission of HIV, the approval of the first HIV self-testing kit and the listing of a new medicine on the PBS.


$23 million funding boost for peak health groups

27 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide the nation’s peak health groups and advisory bodies with $23.5 million over three years to help build a healthier Australia.


Transcript of Doorstop in Melbourne

25 November 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding $100 million to support type 1 diabetes patients and drinking water.


$100 million to support more type 1 diabetes patients

25 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will expand free access to glucose monitoring devices for pregnant women, children and more adults with type 1 diabetes, saving people up to $7,000 a year.


Interview on 5AA with Leon Byner

23 November 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA with Leon Byner regarding $20 million for drug and alcohol treatment services in South Australia.


$20 million for drug and alcohol treatment in South Australia

23 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $20 million to boost drug and alcohol treatment services in South Australia particularly in regional and rural areas.


Productivity Commission inquiry into mental health terms of reference

23 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government has released the terms of reference for the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into mental health and announced the appointment of an Associate Commissioner for the inquiry.


South Australian endometriosis school education program launched

21 November 2018

Media release

A program teaching South Australian high school students about the chronic menstrual health disorder endometriosis will be launched in South Australian schools.


Australia’s first National Rare Diseases Framework

16 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is taking more action to support people battling rare conditions by developing Australia’s first National Rare Diseases Framework and Action Plan.


$4 million to fund research into Autism

15 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide nearly $4 million in funding for new research into autism, helping find better diagnosis, treatment and care for those affected by the developmental condition.


My Health Record privacy measures pass the Senate

15 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government has successfully passed important privacy measures relating to My Health Record, through the Senate.


Interview on Sunrise with Natalie Barr

15 November 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Sunrise with Natalie Barr regarding My Health Record and $4 million for autism research.


Interview on Today with Karl Stefanovic

15 November 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Karl Stefanovic regarding My Health Record and Walk for Autism.


More mental health support for new and expectant parents

13 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $300,000 to the Gidget Foundation to support expectant and new parents experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety.


More savings for Australians with diabetes

09 November 2018

Media release

More than 600,000 Australians with diabetes will benefit from cheaper access to products that help them manage their diabetes following the Australian Government’s improvements to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).


Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2018-2020

08 November 2018

Media release

Antimicrobial resistance, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, and Aged Care are among the second set of Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) priorities for 2018-2020.


Interview on Today with Sylvia Jeffreys

08 November 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Sylvia Jeffreys regarding My Health Record and the Healthy Minds mental health announcement.


Healthy Minds program to support young Australians

08 November 2018

Media release

A thousand adolescents across the country will participate in a trial designed to prevent and reduce the risk of depression, anxiety and eating disorders.


A Stronger My Health Record

07 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will introduce further legislative amendments to ensure the safety and privacy of health information in the My Health Record system.


More mental health support for veterans

03 November 2018

Media release

New initiatives to improve the treatment and management of mental health concerns among Australia’s servicemen and women will be funded by the Australian Government.


New school-based program to support children’s mental health

01 November 2018

Media release

A new school-based mental health program that aims to give teachers the tools to help students manage their mental health has been launched following a $98.6 million investment from the Australian Government.


Medicine for rare disease made free on the Life Saving Drugs Program

01 November 2018

Media release

The Australian Government has made a new medicine available for free for an extremely rare and potentially life-threatening disease, saving patients hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.

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