Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
Federal, state and territory health ministers have agreed to work in partnership to address the nationally critical issue of mental health. Ministers also agreed to work towards reforms in aged care, regulation in e-cigarettes, and the next national hospitals agreement.
The Australian Government is continuing to step up its commitment with the Pacific, pledging an additional $19 million to boost health care across the region.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Triple J Hack program with Sarah McVeigh discussing making private health insurance simpler and more affordable, e-cigarettes.