Ged Kearney is the Federal Member for Cooper. Ged has served in the parliament since March 2018, when she was elected in a by-election. She is the first woman to hold the seat.
Ged is the Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care.
Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts.
World first framework for rural and remote nursingA world first guide addressing the unique demands and challenges for Registered Nurses in rural and regional Australia has been released today.
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.
Minister for Health and Aged Care and Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care - press conference - 1 March 2023Read the transcript of Minister Butler's and Assistant Minister Kearney's press conference on the 10 Year National Action Plan for the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ people; LGBTIQ+ Health Advisory Group; research funding for the LGBTIQ+ community; WorldPride; health disparities for LGBTIQ+ people.
Pathway to better health for LGBTIQA+ communitiesThe Australian Government has announced a new national action plan and a $26 million investment in health and medical research focusing on LGBTIQA+ communities at the WorldPride 2023 Human Rights Conference.
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 Ali Moore, ABC Radio Melbourne - 25 February 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's interview with Ali Moore on Silicosis/engineered stone ban.