Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
More than one year on from the first ever National Action Plan for Endometriosis, the Australian Government is continuing to support women and girls with endometriosis.
The Morrison Government welcomes the launch of today’s national women’s health survey, which reflects the challenges and opportunities for the health care needs of Australian women and girls.
The Liberal National Government will provide more support for women with endometriosis with new funding to raise awareness of the disease and research to improve the treatment and understanding of this often misunderstood and crippling condition.
The Liberal National Government will today launch the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 with more than $50 million in funding to improve women’s health in areas such as ovarian cancer and endometriosis.
A drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation program specifically for women and run by the people behind one of Australia’s most successful Aboriginal service providers is set to become a reality.
The Liberal National Government will invest $2.3 million over three years to improve health outcomes for the more than 20,000 women who undergo pelvic floor surgical procedures each year.
The Liberal National Government is investing $50 million so women and children in Geelong will soon have new and improved access to better hospital services.
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 Australian Government has announced it will invest $15.1 million to upgrade Perth’s iconic King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), completing a long overdue makeover of the facilities infrastructure.
The Liberal National Government will invest $32.6 million so breast cancer patients have life-saving scans covered under Medicare, saving patients up to $1,500 per scan.
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 is boosting support for people affected by domestic violence with an additional $9.6 million investment to train 5,000 GPs across Australia to respond better to family violence and the expansion a successful program where health care professionals are trained to recognise and refer domestic violence.
A program teaching South Australian high school students about the chronic menstrual health disorder endometriosis will be launched in South Australian schools.
The Australian Government will take sweeping steps to deal with the adverse effects of transvaginal mesh implants in its response to the Senate Inquiry.
The Australian Government will provide more support for women with endometriosis by helping educate employers, doctors and nurses on managing this common but little known condition that affects over 700,000 Australian women.
The Australian Government will fund an innovative two year support and training program aimed at delivering better support and outcomes for breast cancer survivors by linking them directly with researchers, clinicians and policy makers.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Canberra regarding $18 million for medical research projects to improve women’s health, endometriosis and My Health Record.
An $18 million investment by the Australian Government in a range of medical research projects will aim to improve the health of Australian women, marking the first step towards a new National Women’s Health Strategy.
The Australian Government will release Australia’s first National Action Plan for Endometriosis to improve the quality of life of patients through better treatment, diagnosis, and aiming to ultimately find a cure.