Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing the Government's $7.2 million investment in enhanced primary care for Indigenous Australians.
Australian Government grants will support research into the best approaches to prevention, early intervention and treatment of Indigenous health issues.
The Australian Government’s ongoing commitment to immunisation education is protecting more children from infectious diseases, with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island childhood immunisation rates hitting a record high.
Read Minister Hunt's address at the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) Dinner. Minister Hunt talks about the importance of medical research in Australia and 2 new grant rounds for suicide prevention and ovarian cancer.
The Australian Government is investing an additional $90 million over three years in the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP), to further support the delivery of culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care.
A joint media release with the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, announcing $5.6 million in medical research focusing on healthy ageing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
A joint media release with Senator Sam McMahon, Senator for the Northern Territory announcing $20 million to build a new aged care service for Nhulunbuy in East Arnhem Land.
Australia is on track for a record number of flu vaccinations in 2019 with an additional 400,000 flu vaccines to be brought into Australia over the coming weeks to meet unprecedented demand.
The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years.
The Australian Government will provide $1.2 million to help hundreds of young Aboriginal people in Victoria to lead healthier lives, with a focus on nutrition, fitness, wellbeing and mental health.
The successful Outside the Locker Room sport, school and community support program will undergo a major expansion across Western Australia, thanks to a $1.75 million funding commitment from the Liberal National Government.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Adelaide regarding health portfolio boards more than 50 per cent female, the new CEO of Cancer Australia, International Women’s Day, COAG and Indigenous health.
The Liberal National Government will provide $160 million for a national research initiative to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Australian Government will establish the HeartKids Project with $26 million to tackle childhood heart disease, which affects more than 65,000 Australians.
The Liberal National Government will invest more than half a billion dollars in world-leading health and medical research that aims to improve the lives of all Australians.
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.
The Australian Government’s $125 million mental health research mission has made child and youth mental health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health, and eating disorders the priorities for its first round of funding.
Australia’s efforts to tackle multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, our landmark investment in genomics and a locally-led universal cancer database will be highlighted at the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting in Argentina.