Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
The Australian Government is continuing to support the Men’s Shed movement with today’s announcement of successful grant recipients under the National Shed Development Programme.
The Australian Government has increased its support for men battling prostate cancer, after it launched the Position Statement for Distress Screening and Psychosocial Care for Men with Prostate Cancer, developed by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
Men’s Sheds across the country have received a total of $400,000 in grants from the Australian Government to boost the health and wellbeing of men in their communities.
The Australian Government and Movember Foundation are teaming up to combat prostate cancer by investing $12 million into ground-breaking new research aimed at reversing the significant number of deaths caused by the disease.
The Australian Government will invest $200 million in new medical research projects to improve the health of Australian patients through new treatments and support, tackling areas of obesity, mental health and cardiovascular disease.
The Australian Government will provide medical research funding for prostate cancer and infertility, marking the first step towards a new National Male Health Strategy.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB Breakfast with Michael McLaren regarding the listing of breast cancer drug Kisqali on the PBS, a Medicare item for a new MRI scan for prostate cancer and record bulk billing.
The Australian Government will establish a decade-long National Male Health Strategy that will focus on the mental and physical health of men and boys.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's FiveAA Interview with Leon Byrner regarding listing new medicine on the PBS and Medicare funding for MRI prostate tests.
The Australian Government is providing funding for 105 Men’s Sheds across Australia to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of men in our communities.
The Australian Government is providing almost $6 million to continue support for prostate cancer specialist nurses in 15 locations across Australia, with a focus on regional areas.