Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
Community groups across Australia are joining forces under an Australian Government plan to deliver targeted local action to help tackle drug use and addiction.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference and doorstop regarding free continuous glucose monitoring devices to eligible children and people under the age of 21 years with type 1 diabetes in Melbourne on 1 April 2017.
From today, the Turnbull Government is providing free continuous glucose monitoring devices to eligible children and people under the age of 21 years with type 1 diabetes.
Each year over 4 million Australian adults experience a mental health condition. This is a shocking statistic and it highlights the significance of an issue that touches the lives of almost every family.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Radio National AM with Sabra Lane speaking about ex-Cyclone Debbie and the Government’s commitment to mental health.
Going to the pharmacy is set to be cheaper from next month, with the cost of more than 1100 medicine brands being reduced and with vital new drugs being added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
The Australian Government is establishing a new mental health advisory panel to support our commitment to improve services to those that need them.
The Australian Government will provide an additional $4 million in funding over the next four years to continue The Big Issue’s Community Street Soccer program.
More than a thousand community sport clubs across the country are being encouraged to take part in an Australian Government program to reduce the impact of illegal drugs on Australian communities.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Sky News Agenda with Peter Van Onselen and Paul Kelly speaking about Snowy Hydro, energy security, Medicare and mental health.
Access to medicinal cannabis has taken another major step forward with first licence being granted for an Australian company to grow and harvest medicinal cannabis.
The Turnbull Government is backing the next generation of female leaders in sport with the launch of a new initiative aimed at encouraging more participation throughout Australia and a greater representation at the elite level.
As the countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) continues, the Australia Government is delighted to announce that nominations for baton bearers are now open.
The Australian Government will continue to support drug and alcohol treatment services across Australia with funding of more than $75 million a year.
As Minister for Sport, protecting the health and wellbeing of participants in sport from doping is of the utmost concern.
Minister Hunt, and Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, today joined thousands of Canberra residents to show their support for organ and tissue donation by participating in the annual Gift of Life Walk around Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.
Australian patients are getting more benefit from Medicare than ever before with GP bulk billing rates jumping to 85.4 per cent during the second half of 2016.