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Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.

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  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    A joint media release with the Hon. Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Assistant Trade and Investment Minister, about emergency protocols to expedite the process of getting GPs and allied health workers to bushfire-affected communities.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government has, for the first time, deployed Australian Medical Assistance Team (AUSMAT) specialists in a domestic setting to provide medical support to people evacuated from bushfire-affected communities.

  • Regional, rural and remote communities and patients across Australia will benefit from changes that begin on 1 January 2020 that will support more doctors, allied health professionals, nurses and Aboriginal health practitioners to work in country areas.

  • A joint media release with the NSW Government about Australia’s first Bilateral Regional Health Forum to boost NSW rural healthcare.

  • Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, announcing the Australian Government’s latest release of funding in Round Three of its Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund.

  • Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, and Member for Calare, Andrew Gee MP, announcing construction is underway on a new medical school in Orange.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    A joint media release with The Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education about the release of the Independent Review of Nursing Education—Educating the Nurse of the Future.