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  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government is launching a comprehensive research effort to tackle the nation’s two biggest killers - heart disease and stroke - with an unprecedented $220 million for a 10-year Mission for Cardiovascular Health.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government is investing more than $200 million to list four new breakthrough cancer treatments on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients up to a quarter of a million dollars a year.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's Doorstop in Melbourne regarding $200 million for cancer medicines on the PBS and the new dedicated Medicare item for heart health checks.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Allison Langdon regarding the $200 million to list new cancer treatments on the PBS and the creation of a Medicare item for heart health checks from April 1.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will ensure that Australians at risk of heart disease receive timely and appropriate medical advice with the creation of a new Medicare item for heart health checks.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will invest $10 million to expand access to a medicine for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government is providing unprecedented investment in mental health services for young Australians living on the Mornington Peninsula by establishing a new youth mental health hub in Rosebud.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government has released the National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions to help people living with chronic lung conditions and has provided $4 million as an immediate response to support its recommendations.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Liberal National Government is providing more than $22 million for important early stage research that will lead to new interventions, cures and treatments of major diseases.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Liberal National Government will ensure 170,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adolescents are vaccinated against the flu for free and additionally provide a $12 million to boost a nation immunisation education campaign.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's in Melbourne regarding $38.6 million for rare cancer and diseases clinical trials.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Liberal National Government will provide $38.6 million to support 23 new clinical trials to improve treatments and discover cures for debilitating and deadly rare cancers and rare diseases.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will establish the HeartKids Project with $26 million to tackle childhood heart disease, which affects more than 65,000 Australians.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will invest $1.6 million in an innovative pilot project to support women living with ovarian cancer.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government is providing the medical research sector a $32 million boost over four years to help researchers make their medical breakthroughs a commercial success.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will support the mental health of expectant and new parents with $26 million for a new Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing Program.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Allison Langdon regarding the new $662 million aged care package to support senior Australians, the Aged Care Royal Commission and retiree’s tax.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government is investing $10 million in research that will help use a person’s DNA and their environment to help create personalised medicine for a multitude of medical conditions including obesity, autism, and type 2 diabetes.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will expand its MRI program to 50 new MRI licences, giving patients from all around Australia access to life saving scans.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will provide $54.5 million for research that will give new hope and support to the more than 120,000 Australian children and adults living with type 1 diabetes.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding MRI licence for St George Hospital; Seat of Flinders; Julia Banks; My Health Record

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government is making a significant investment of $36.8 million for Parkinson’s medical research through the Garvin’s Institute’s Australian Parkinson Mission and in Parkinson’s nurses to improve the life of people living the disease and ultimately to find a cure for this devastating condition.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    The Australian Government will make two new medicines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis more affordable, saving patients up to $32,600 per year.

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Townsville regarding $5.9 million boost to Townsville drug and alcohol recovery services and James Cook University (JCU).

  • Portrait of Greg Hunt

    $12 million to protect and expand Heart of Australia mobile cardiology and other services in rural Queensland