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$10 million to improve health infrastructure in Indigenous communitiesThe Australian Government is enhancing First Nations health infrastructure, making available $10 million for repairs, maintenance and upgrades to health clinics and infrastructure across Australia.
Radio interview with Minister Butler and Ben Fordham, 2GB - 17 March 2023Read the transcript of the radio interview between Minister Butler and Ben Fordham on the diabetes drug, Fiasp.
Government maintains access to fast acting insulinThe Australian Government has secured access to Fiasp and Fiasp FlexTouch on the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS) for Australians living with Type 1 diabetes for the next six months.
Minister for Aged Care and Sport - Speech - 16 March 2023Read the transcript of Minister Wells' speech at the Business of Ageing - Retirement Living and Aged Care Leaders' Summit 2023.
Mental health help for emergency services workersAustralia’s emergency workers will receive additional mental health support through the establishment of the National Emergency Workers Support Service (NEWSS).
60 years of Lifeline supportToday marks 60 years since Lifeline opened its telephone lines for the first time.
Minister for Aged Care and Sport - Speech - 15 March 2023Read the transcript for Minister Wells' speech at the Australian Sports Commission Media Awards.
Taking Stock: Suicide prevention tool for Australia's farmersTaking Stock, a free online wellbeing and suicide prevention tool designed by and for Australia’s farmers, is now available.
Dietary disorders are eating at too many of us - Assistant Minister McBride - Op-EdIn recent months a national conversation on eating disorders and disordered eating has come to the fore. I hope it stays there.
Nearly $400 million for exceptional medical research projects including projects to improve First Nations healthThrough the Medical Research Future Fund, nearly 200 ground-breaking medical research projects will share in more than $382 million in grants, including more than $32 million to improve First Nations health.
Interview with Assistant Minister McBride, Michael McCormack MP and Greg Jennett, ABC Afternoon Briefing - 13 March 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister McBride's interview on the Cootamundra flooding, AUKUS, vaping and the NSW State Election.
$15 million for mitochondrial disease researchThe Albanese Government is funding new research that could help prevent mitochondrial disease from being passed on to children by their mothers.
$3 million for mental health in north-west TasmaniaSupport for additional mental health services will continue in north-west Tasmania with an investment of a further $3 million from the Albanese Government from July this year.
Canterbury Head to Health opens for local mental health servicesPeople living in Sydney’s west now have access to free, walk-in mental health care with the opening of Canterbury Head to Health at 1205 Canterbury Road, Roselands.
Australia's first National Health and Climate Strategy kicks offConsultation on Australia’s first National Health and Climate Strategy has commenced to ensure our health system can meet the challenges of climate change.
Radio Interview with Assistant Minister McBride and Rikki Lambert, FLOWFM - 9 March 2023Read the transcript of the radio interview between Assistant Minister McBride and Rikki Lambert on rural health care; HELP debt; employer model; multidisciplinary care.
End of COVID-19 predeparture requirement in ChinaAustralia’s pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements for passengers arriving from the People’s Republic of China, including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, will cease applying to flights that land in Australia at 12.01am on 11 March 2023.
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care - Op-EdRead Assistant Minister Kearney's op-ed, 'What Women Told Me About Their Experiences of Medical Misogyny'. Originally published in Women's Agenda on 3 March 2023.
Television interview with Minister Wells and Sarah Abo, Today Show News Panel - 8 MarchRead the transcript of Minister Wells' television interview with Sarah Abo on International Women's Day, rate rises, Victoria safe injecting centre.
3.2 million cheaper medicines in 2023Australians are being encouraged to fill their prescriptions for medicines, especially as the maximum out of pocket cost for most medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is now $12.50 lower.
Minister Butler doorstop in Kincumber - 2 March 2023Read the transcript of Minister Butler's doorstop on NSW Medicare Urgent Care Clinics Expressions of Interest, general practice, 'my health' app, digital health systems, TGA cough syrup recall, mental health and Distribution Priority Areas.
Interview with Assistant Minister McBride and Scott Levi, ABC Central Coast - 2 March 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister McBride's interview on bulk billing GPs and NSW Medicare Urgent Care Clinics.
Affordable treatment for recurrent melanomaFrom 1 March 2023, Australians with recurrent melanoma will have a new treatment option subsidised by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
Expressions of interest sought for NSW Medicare Urgent Care ClinicsAn Expression of Interest for 14 Medicare Urgent Care Clinics locations across metropolitan and regional New South Wales will open on 2 March 2023.
Minister for Health and Aged Care and Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care - press conference - 1 March 2023Read the transcript of Minister Butler's and Assistant Minister Kearney's press conference on the 10 Year National Action Plan for the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ people; LGBTIQ+ Health Advisory Group; research funding for the LGBTIQ+ community; WorldPride; health disparities for LGBTIQ+ people.