Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
Read the transcript of a press conference with Minister Hunt about Biosecurity Act emergency declaration; Cruise ship restrictions; Immunity passports; Domestic cruising; COVID-19 vaccine rollout; COVID-19 restrictions for Christmas and National drinking guidelines.
The Australian Government’s early action to rapidly increase the number of Registered Nurses (RN) who have the necessary skills to treat people infected with COVID-19, has significantly strengthened our ability to respond to the pandemic.
Hospitals, clinics, health centres and communities across Australia will be among those to benefit from the graduation of 15,000 new nurses and midwives.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Tom Connell on SKY News Live about COVID-19 Vaccine rollout, Anti-vax, Hydroxychloroquine, airline travel, international travel and quarantine.
Ground-breaking research and world-leading facilities will be on show when the Federal Regional Health Minister visits the Australian Hearing Hub and Macquarie University in Sydney today.
The Australian Government is continuing to improve Australia’s world leading vaccination program through the Australian Immunisation Register Amendment (Reporting) Bill 2020, which enters parliament today.
The Australian Government has today introduced legislation into the Parliament to support the establishment of the Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) for residential aged care.
We welcome the emergency approval given to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the UK. This is particularly so given the over 1.6 million cases and tragic loss of over 59,000 lives in the UK.
To mark World AIDS Day 2020 and support the ‘now more than ever’ theme, the Morrison Government will provide almost $6.2 million towards the ongoing battle against HIV, and has expanded access to Dovato® on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Joint media release for The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet and The Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services about the COVIDSafe app.
A joint media release with Senator the Hon Anne Ruston Minister for Families and Social Services Manager of Government Business in the Senate and The Hon Stuart Robert MP Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme Minister for Government Services.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton's interview with Nic Healey on ABC Western Plains Breakfast on COVID-19 vaccine rollout in regional areas.
There’s new hope for Australians living with a severe flesh eating ulcer, with expanded subsidised access to a key medicine on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Thousands of Australians with debilitating back and joint pain will have access to a life changing treatment option through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) which would otherwise cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Patients living with one of Australia’s most common forms of leukaemia are set to benefit from expanded access to a breakthrough medicine through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Read the transcript of a press conference with Minister Hunt about Extension of telehealth, $4 million for COVID-19 digital health delivery, Quarantine facilities, State borders, travel bubble and returning Australian travellers.
The Australian Government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researchers continue to examine the virus and our response to the pandemic.
The community of George Town has welcomed improvements at its football club, thanks to the Federal Government’s investment in community sporting infrastructure.
Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton MP, chaired the ninth special rural health COVID-19 roundtable with members of the Rural Health Stakeholder group.
Regional Health Minister, Mark Coulton MP, chaired the tenth special rural health COVID-19 roundtable with members of the Rural Health Stakeholder group.
Today is DonateLife Thank You Day – an annual day where we pause, reflect, and thank donors and their families for generously giving the gift of life.
Joint media release with Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, announcing $500 million to take an innovative nasal treatment to fight COVID-19, common colds and flu to the next stage of testing.