Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
Victoria has signed its National Health Agreement with the Australian Government, and will receive total funding of $32.4 billion from 2020–21 to 2024–25.
Delivering the world’s best mental health system – stigma-free and focused on prevention, starting with children under 12 – is the major focus of the Australian Government’s Long Term National Health Plan, outlined today.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s and AMA Federal President Dr Tony Bartone's Canberra doorstop. They talk about a new Informed Financial Consent Guide to promote transparent fees.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s interview with Sharri Markson on SKY News where he talked about a transparency system for surgery fees, flu season and the stillbirth report.
The Australian Government has signed agreements with all 8 state and territory governments, Primary Health Networks and community organisations to deliver the first round of projects under the landmark $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals Program.
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.
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 Australian Government will invest $1.4 million in funding for an Integrated Clinical Training Hub aimed at upskilling medical practitioners and improving services.
The Liberal National Government is investing $28 million for the development of four new urgent care centres in Perth that will help ease pressure on emergency departments, and provide greater choice for patients.
The Liberal National Government will contribute up to $16 million to develop a new multi storey carpark at Redlands Hospital that will help reduce congestion whilst providing greater access for patients, staff and visitors.
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 is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years.
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 $12 million over three years to support the construction of a new Sunshine Coast Health Foundation Accommodation Hub to help families whose loved ones are receiving treatment in hospital.
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 has announced it will invest $50,000 to help transform the children’s ward at Logan Hospital, completing a long overdue makeover of the children’s playroom, teenagers retreat and procedure room.
Albury Wodonga Health’s, Wodonga Hospital Campus, has secured a major funding boost of $14.5 million from the Liberal National Government.