Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
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.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Cathy Van Extel on ABC Radio to mark World Mental Health Day. Minister Hunt also comments on Australia's moves to combat antimicrobial resistance, and the debate about voluntary assisted dying.
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.
The Australian Government is taking further action to protect older Australians, with an investment of nearly $2 million going into research to tackle the threat of antimicrobial resistance in aged care facilities.
The Australian Government will invest $5.9 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to help tackle the threat of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses or parasites becoming resistant to standard medical treatments.