Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
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.
The Australian Government is continuing to support the Men’s Shed movement with today’s announcement of successful grant recipients under the National Shed Development Programme.
A joint media release with the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon. David Coleman MP.
The Australian Government is investing an additional $90 million over three years in the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP), to further support the delivery of culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care.
The Australian Government has formalised $67.6 million for Northern Territory critical infrastructure, to expand Australia’s capacity to respond to disasters and health emergencies in Australia and the surrounding region.
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 has responded immediately to the findings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, achieving a united agreement from Australia's health ministers to deliver better services and care.
A new service run by the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth will see clinicians and researchers working side by side to provide cutting-edge interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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
Victoria has signed its National Health Agreement with the Australian Government, and will receive total funding of $32.4 billion from 2020–21 to 2024–25.
Australians in some of the most remote parts of the country will soon have greater access to a doctor, with the Australian Government investing $45.5 million in GP telehealth consultations.