Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
A joint release with Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, on the draft Roadmap for the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission.
The current bushfire crisis that is impacting large parts of Australia has devastated individuals and communities. The Australian Government is taking action on this significant public health problem.
A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, about $8.9 million for cancer research in Australia, through Cancer Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, about $7.5 million for research into the use of artificial intelligence in health care.
A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing $5 million for research into ways to improve quality of life for people with brain cancer.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, about how the Australian Government is investing $10 million in bold and innovative ideas in health and medical service delivery.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, about how the Australian Government will provide more than $5 million to allow Australian researchers and patients to take part in three international clinical trials of new, lifesaving treatments.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, about $8 million in cutting edge research to address drug resistant tuberculosis and antimicrobial resistance.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing $14.7 million for 17 ground-breaking medical projects to help turn innovative medical ideas into reality, helping generations of future Australians.
Acting Minister for Health, the Hon. Alan Tudge MP, and Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator Richard Colbeck have announced the Australian Government is investing $22 million in research into aged care and better outcomes for older Australians,.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing a $49.6 million grant opportunity for research into a range of priority health and health system issues.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing $12 million worth of research grants through the Cardiovascular Health Mission to tackle the nation’s two biggest killers - heart disease and stroke.
Australian Government grants will support research into the best approaches to prevention, early intervention and treatment of Indigenous health issues.
The Australian Government is investing $5 million in a new funding round for research into the primary and secondary prevention of cancer, through the National Health and Medical Research Council’s partnership with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD).
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.
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 taking a further step towards reducing the number of lives lost to suicide in Australia, by providing $8 million to support research aimed at identifying effective approaches to suicide prevention.
The Australian Government has taken another important step in its ‘Towards Zero’ suicide prevention goal, with phase two of the Black Dog Institute’s Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP II) officially launched in Sydney today.
Australians suffering from debilitating rare cancers and diseases will experience new hope, thanks to the largest investment in clinical trials in any single round in Australian history.
A new service run by the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth will see clinicians and researchers working side by side to provide cutting-edge interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.