Minister Hunt's media
Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from Minister Hunt.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Stephen Cenatiempo from 2CC Breakfast on 19 October 2021 on COVID-19 treatments and COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
From today, a new Head to Health pop up clinic will open its doors providing additional mental health support for Canberra residents who have been substantially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's Press Conference in Canberra on 17 October 2021 on the new COVID-19 treatments, vaccination update, Doherty modelling, border restrictions and Environment.
The Australian Government has secured access to two additional COVID-19 treatments to support the National Plan to Transition Australia’s COVID-19 response, following expert medical advice.
Australians aged between 71-79 years will continue to be able to receive a free Zostavax® shingles vaccine, with the Morrison Government extending the program for another two years to 31 October 2023.
The Morrison Government is providing $400,000 to fund an extension of the highly regarded Red Nose Hospital to Home Program for a further six months, which provides intensive support to grieving families following the loss of a baby.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's Press Conference in Canberra on 14 October 2021 on the Pfizer application to provide the vaccine to 5 to 11 year olds, $30 million grant announcement and Indigenous vaccine rates.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon from The Today Show on 14 October 2021 on Pfizer for children, booster shots and QLD travel exemption.
The Australian Government is investing up to $30 million in health and medical research to help bring ground-breaking discoveries to fruition.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Scott Emerson from 4BC Drive on 13 October 2021 on the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for kids, QLD travel exemptions and emissions reduction.
The Australian Government today announced the first of two grant opportunities for research into developing and delivering improved hearing health support services, which will better assist one in six Australians who are experiencing some form of hearing impairment.
The Australian government is calling for stakeholder input following the opening of the consultation period for the draft Primary Health Care 10 Year Plan.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's Press Conference in Canberra on 12 October 2021 the children’s mental health strategy and vaccine rollout for children.
The Australian Government is today launching the world’s first National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Fran Kelly from ABC Radio National on 11 October 2021 on: NSW and Victoria lockdowns, vaccination rates, and home quarantine program.
The Australian Government has established a $5.15 million scholarship program to grow and upskill the mental health and suicide prevention workforce to ensure that all Australians have access to high quality, affordable, person centred mental health care when they need it.
Today is World Mental Health Day. A day to reflect on our mental health and wellbeing, to reach out to our loved ones who may need support and to raise awareness of this important issue.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's Press Conference in Canberra on 5 October 2021 with an update on the vaccination rollout, vaccine booster program and the concussion in sports program
From next week Australians who are severely immunocompromised will be offered the option to receive a third COVID-19 vaccine dose to boost their protection against COVID-19 to the highest level.
The Australian Government will boost funding to improve research and prevention of brain injuries and concussion for Australians playing sport.
Food and nutrition for aged care residents across Australia will come into sharp focus as providers deliver their first reports under mechanisms to strengthen individual care.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Kieran Gilbert from SKY News on 6 October 2021 with an update on COVID-19 vaccination rollout, healthcare system in Queensland and lockdown changes
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's Press Conference in Canberra on 5 October 2021 with an update on COVID-19 and net-zero emissions targets.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Sarah Harris and Tristan MacManus from Studio 10 on 5 October 2021 about the Discovery of Molnupiravir and the resignation of Gladys Berejiklian.
The Australian Government is launching a new information portal, which will provide vital information and support for Australians seeking help for family members and friends with alcohol and drug related issues.