Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
A joint release with Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, on the draft Roadmap for the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission.
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.
Latest figures reveal a strong increase in the number of home care packages available to senior Australians as the Australian Government continues to deliver on its commitment to help the elderly stay in their homes longer.
Senior Australians in areas of need will benefit from the availability of new government subsidised aged care places released as part of the 2020 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR).
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 will commission the delivery of the 2020 Australian Youth Development Index—a one-stop shop for information related to the most significant issues young Australians face.
Pure and highly concentrated caffeinated food products have been banned as the Australian Government continues to deliver on its earlier commitment to protect consumers.
Acting Minister for Health, the Hon. Alan Tudge MP, and Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator Richard Colbeck have announced the Australian Government is investing $22 million in research into aged care and better outcomes for older Australians,.
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).
The Australian Government today successfully secured the passage of the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Bill 2019 which strengthens the independent oversight of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, from 1 January 2020.
The Australian Government supports all 23 recommendations made by the report of Inquiry into Events at Earle Haven, which was produced by Ms Kate Carnell AO and released today.
A joint media release with the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon. David Coleman MP.
A media release from the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, and the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Richard Colbeck, about the Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
The Australian Government is investing $22 million for CanTeen to continue delivering cancer services for young people, as CanTeen marks National Bandanna Day.
The Morrison Government is taking national action to tackle osteoporosis, a chronic condition where bones become brittle, leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bones.