Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
A key new cancer treatment has just become more accessible for Australians fighting specific forms of leukaemia and lymphoma, thanks to the Morrison Government’s listing of Calquence® on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
GPs and other health professionals in four regions will receive greater support to enable them to provide more effective care to people with intellectual disability.
Read the transcript of Minister Coulton's interview with Poppy Leigh on Triple M Wagga Wagga on 25 August 2020 about the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program.
People experiencing acute respiratory symptoms, however mild, should make an appointment at their local respiratory clinic and see a GP free, which includes any relevant treatment and testing for COVID-19.
A joint media release with The Hon. Ken Wyatt MP, Minister for Indigenous Australians, announcing support for remote Indigenous communities at high risk from COVID-19.
An independent review of one of Australia’s key rural training programs shows it is providing significant opportunities and a rewarding experience for health students in rural communities.
A media release about the Australian Government providing $25 million for health and medical researchers to find breakthroughs in preventing and treating COVID-19.
Read the transcript of a press conference with Minister Hunt and Christine Morgan CEO of the National Mental Health Commission about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Australian Government’s latest COVID-19 ad, launched today, delivers a blunt wake-up call to young people, that their actions can put the lives of their loved ones at risk.
A media release about Australia’s childhood immunisation rates rising to record levels, with coverage for all children aged 5 years now at 94.77%.
Today is Red Nose Day, a day to remember loss and to spread the message to future mothers that the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death can be reduced.
Public and private service providers are invited to apply for grants totalling $45.5 million, to develop regional radiation treatment centres for local cancer patients in ten regions across four states.