Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
The Government acknowledges the recommendations of the ANAO performance audit into the Community Sport Infrastructure program and will take action, with Sport Australia, to address the report’s findings.
A joint media release with New Zealand Minister for Sport and Recreation, Hon Grant Robertson, announcing a joint bid to bring the FIFA Women’s World Cup to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time.
The Australian Government tonight, as Oceania’s representative on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) executive committee, has voted to support sanctions against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).
A joint media release with the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon. David Coleman MP.
Minister for Youth and Sport Richard Colbeck is attending the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the ICC Cricket World Cup to show the Morrison Government’s support for Australia’s women’s football and men’s cricket teams and to help secure future opportunities to host major sporting events in Australia.
The successful Outside the Locker Room sport, school and community support program will undergo a major expansion across Western Australia, thanks to a $1.75 million funding commitment from the Liberal National Government.
The Turnbull Government will provide an additional $3 million to life saving clubs and other water safety organisations around Australia to help reduce drowning deaths and near-deaths.
The Australian Government has launched Surf Life Saving Australia’s 2017 National Coastal Safety Report – which found that 116 people died from drowning around the Australian coastline in 2016-17.
The Australian Government will boost high performance sport funding with an additional $10 million as part of a targeted drive towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Australia’s athletes will benefit from a stronger sporting partnership under a new Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Australian and Singaporean Governments.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview on Weekend Today topics: Turnbull Government’s new anti-drug campaign, same sex marriage, NRL and AFL finals.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doostop at Mt Martha, Victoria regarding Media reports on after-hours care, same sex marriage and Bairnsdale ulcer.
Game On Queensland grants are now available to local councils to deliver sport and recreation events and programs in the lead-up to, during and after the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.