Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
A media release about Minister Coulton's visit to the Bourke Health Service to inspect works that have been funded through the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.
Regional, rural and remote communities and patients across Australia will benefit from changes that begin on 1 January 2020 that will support more doctors, allied health professionals, nurses and Aboriginal health practitioners to work in country areas.
Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, announcing the Australian Government’s latest release of funding in Round Three of its Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund.
Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, and Member for Calare, Andrew Gee MP, announcing construction is underway on a new medical school in Orange.
A joint media release with the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, announcing $100 million to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials.
A two-year education program will create incentives for allied health professionals to work in regional areas and better equip them with the skills they need for rural practice.
A $7 million injection of funding in rural medical schools is part of an end-to-end approach to improve the future distribution of the medical workforce.
The Liberal and Nationals Government’s focus on improving rural, regional and remote health will continue with the re-appointment today of National Rural Health Commissioner, Emeritus Professor Paul Worley.
A new state of the art medical training centre that opened today in Toowoomba will provide a facility for the next generation of nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and midwives to hone their skills.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s announcement on agreements with all 8 states and territories for projects under the $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals Program.
The Morrison Government is investing almost $92 million to support better health care for all Tasmanians, improving waiting times for elective surgery, boosting mental health and maternity services and increasing cancer diagnosis scans.
Communities throughout Campaspe will soon have access to state-of-the-art health services and facilities following a $250,000 investment from the Australian Government.
The Liberal National Government will invest $18 million to develop a world-class rural health and medical research facility that will support the needs of rural communities through-out Australia.
The Liberal National Government will provide $2.3 million for a pilot program in 10 regional centres in Western Australia for people living in an unhealthy environment of domestic violence.
The Liberal National Government will invest $700,000 to help sick young people and their families living in rural and regional NSW gain greater access to medical services in city centres.
Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said that the Coalition Government was committed to helping deliver health services locally announcing $3.5million in funding towards health projects across the Bass Coast.
The Liberal National Government invest almost half a billion dollars to make Victoria a centre for health, medical research and innovative cancer treatments.
The Australian Government is providing almost $25 million so Australians with cancer and rare diseases have access to clinical trials no matter where they live including regional and remote Victoria.