Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
I encourage Australians to get a flu shot to protect themselves against this year’s influenza virus with vaccines now available at GPs offices and community pharmacies.
The Morrison Government is investing almost $92 million to support better health care for all Tasmanians, improving waiting times for elective surgery, boosting mental health and maternity services and increasing cancer diagnosis scans.
The Liberal National Government will provide more support for women with endometriosis with new funding to raise awareness of the disease and research to improve the treatment and understanding of this often misunderstood and crippling condition.
The Liberal National Government will today launch the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 with more than $50 million in funding to improve women’s health in areas such as ovarian cancer and endometriosis.
Communities throughout Campaspe will soon have access to state-of-the-art health services and facilities following a $250,000 investment from the Australian Government.
I am concerned about the recent increases in measles cases in Australia and want to make sure our community is well protected against this very serious disease.
The Australian Government will invest $1.4 million in funding for an Integrated Clinical Training Hub aimed at upskilling medical practitioners and improving services.
The Liberal National Government will provide a $6 million investment in St John of God Midland Public Hospital for the construction of a Mental Health Emergency Centre.
A drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation program specifically for women and run by the people behind one of Australia’s most successful Aboriginal service providers is set to become a reality.
The Australian Government will commission an updated review of certain natural therapies including a five year update to its 2014–15 review of natural therapies.
The Liberal National Government is investing an additional $6.3 million for new residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment facilities and services on the North West Coast.
The Liberal National Government will invest $2.3 million over three years to improve health outcomes for the more than 20,000 women who undergo pelvic floor surgical procedures each year.
An additional joint investment of $10 million to the Australian Brain Cancer Mission will bring new hope for children with brain cancer.
Three new members have been appointed to the National Mental Health Commission’s Advisory Board to further strengthen the Government’s focus on youth mental health and suicide prevention.
The Liberal National Government will commit funding of up to $6.8 million to improve understanding and management of pain by consumers and health professionals.
The Liberal National Government will invest $1.5m to ensure Queensland children get a decent start in life through a new wrap-around service to be trialled in Redlands and Logan.
The Liberal National Government will invest $18 million to develop a world-class rural health and medical research facility that will support the needs of rural communities through-out Australia.
The Liberal National Government is investing $28 million for the development of four new urgent care centres in Perth that will help ease pressure on emergency departments, and provide greater choice for patients.
The Liberal National Government will contribute up to $16 million to develop a new multi storey carpark at Redlands Hospital that will help reduce congestion whilst providing greater access for patients, staff and visitors.
The Liberal National Government is investing $50 million so women and children in Geelong will soon have new and improved access to better hospital services.
The Liberal National Government is providing $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorders centres and provide national coordination for eating disorders treatment.