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TGA approves pathway for more plasma donorsThe Government welcomes the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s approval of a ‘plasma pathway’, allowing a larger pool of donors to give plasma.
Assistant Minister Kearney doorstop in Nowra - 18 May 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's doorstop on strengthening Medicare; bulk billing incentive; aged care pay rise; Palliative Care Week; cheaper medicines and 60 day dispensing.
National first to transform primary care for nurse practitionersA national first plan for nurse practitioners in Australia’s health and aged care system has been released to strengthen and enhance multidisciplinary, person-centred care in primary health.
$7.9 million to improve healthcare with more collaborative researchProjects aiming to improve leadership equity in health care, mental health, children’s wellbeing and patient safety are among those awarded $7.9 million in grants for research conducted in collaboration with health sector partners across Australia.
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Doorstop - 21 April 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's Doorstop at Kardinia Health, Geelong on new Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Clinic in Geelong; pelvic mesh health care
Game on! 24th World Transplant Games kick off in PerthThe 24th World Transplant Games have kicked off today in Perth, with 1500 athletes and their supporters from almost 50 countries coming together to compete and celebrate the gift of life.
Support for high-risk communities for stillbirth and miscarriage bereavement careThe Albanese Labor Government has awarded more than $5.1 million in grants to organisations to support high quality bereavement care to women and families following stillbirth or miscarriage.
Research boost for chronic disease prevention in the Asia-Pacific$5.7 million in research grants has been awarded to four projects aiming to foster research partnerships between institutions in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region and improve health outcomes for chronic conditions.
Interview with Assistant Minister Kearney and Greg Jennett, ABC Afternoon Briefing – 11 April 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's interview with Greg Jennett on the Voice to Parliament, vaping and Chinese trade tariffs.
Innovative digital projects to boost awareness about organ and tissue donation for young AustraliansSix recipients will share over $368,000 in Community Awareness Grants to boost awareness about organ and tissue donation and help highlight how easy it is for young Australians to register to become a donor.
Radio interview with Assistant Minister Kearney and Adam Shirley, ABC Canberra - 22 March 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney and Adam Shirley's radio interview on new national Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Clinics.
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care - press conference - 22 March 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's press conference on the new national Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Clinics, and regional and rural women's health.
Australia’s first endometriosis and pelvic pain clinics now available nationallyThe Albanese Labor Government is delivering Australia’s first Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Clinics across all states and territories.
Australia's first National Health and Climate Strategy kicks offConsultation on Australia’s first National Health and Climate Strategy has commenced to ensure our health system can meet the challenges of climate change.
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care - Op-EdRead Assistant Minister Kearney's op-ed, 'What Women Told Me About Their Experiences of Medical Misogyny'. Originally published in Women's Agenda on 3 March 2023.
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care - Speech - 1 March 2023Read Assistant Minister Ged Kearney's speech at the Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference.
Interview with Minister Kearney and Warren, Joy FM - 1 March 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's interview with Warren on 10 Year Action Plan for the Health and Wellbeing of LGBTIQA+ People and $26 million funding for LGBTIQA+ health research.
Interview with Minister Kearney and Ali Moore, ABC Radio Melbourne - 25 February 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's interview with Ali Moore on Silicosis/engineered stone ban.
Organ donation saves 1224 lives but more donors neededThanks to the generosity of 454 organ donors, and their families who said yes to donation, 1,224 Australian received a life-saving organ transplant in 2022.
Interview with Minister Kearney and Greg Jennett, ABC Afternoon Briefing - 14 February 2023Read the transcript of Minister Kearney's interview with Greg Jennett on RBA Governor, interest rates, Housing Australia Future Fund, COVID and aged care and vaccines.
Speech to the Ovarian Cancer Foundation's Teal Ribbon Breakfast - 7 February 2023Read Assistant Minister Kearney's speech to the Ovarian Cancer Foundation's Teal Ribbon Breakfast in Canberra on the 7th of February 2023.
$3.9 Million invested to prevent and support workers with incurable dust diseaseThe Australian Government is taking action to reduce the rates of occupational respiratory disease in Australia and eliminate silicosis, an incurable lung disease caused by long-term exposure to silica dust.
Women’s health experts appointed to tackle ‘medical misogyny’Members of the new National Women’s Health Advisory Council have been appointed, bringing together diverse expertise to examine the unique challenges that women and girls experience in the health system.
$24 million boost to research targeting better health outcomes for womenThe Australian Labor Government is investing over $24 million in health and medical research focusing on women’s health to develop targeted treatments and improve health outcomes.
Speech at the Senior Australian of the Year Lunch - 24 January 2023Read Assistant Minister Kearney's speech to the 2023 Senior Australian of the Year Lunch in Canberra.