Minister Hunt's media
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Medical students across Australia will soon receive basic mental health first aid training to ensure they can recognise and respond to the extra stresses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
A joint media release with Dr Sam McMahon, Senator for the Northern Territory, about the lifting of travel restrictions across remote communities in the Northern Territory from Friday, 5 June 2020.
The Australian Government is providing more than $20 million additional funding for research to improve mental health care and reduce suicide rates in Australia.
Read the transcript of a press conference in Canberra with the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, about $20 million funding boost for health and medical research, World Health Assembly motion and an update COVID-19.
A joint media release with The Hon Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services, about the COVIDSafe app.
A joint media release with Nola Marino MP, Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories, about BreastScreen WA becoming the first breast screening service in Australia to connect to My Health Record.
A media release about a $400 million investment from the Australian Government in world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians.
Read the transcript of a press conference in Melbourne with the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, about $400 million funding boost for health and medical research, World Health Assembly motion and an update COVID-19
On World Family Doctor Day, May 19, we are proud in Australia to recognise the critically important work undertaken by medical practitioners on the front line every day, as part of Australia’s health care system which is experiencing unprecedented challenges with the national emergency.
A joint media release with Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, about renewed calls for Australians to stay vigilant as the toll of people who have died as a result of COVID-19 rises to 100.
A joint media release with Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer and Christine Morgan, CEO of the National Health Commission, about the $48.1 Million for National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan.
The Australian Government is supporting world-leading research into the latest COVID-19 treatments through a dedicated round of the Medical Research Future Fund’s Biomedical Translation Bridge.
The 100th GP-led respiratory clinic opens today in Mudgee, New South Wales, as part of the Australian Government’s $2.4 billion health response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Peter Stefanovic on Sky News First Edition about coronavirus (COVID-19) and the appointment of the first Deputy Chief Medical Officer for mental health, Dr Ruth Vine.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Alan Jones on 2GB Sydney about coronavirus (COVID-19) and the appointment of the first Deputy Chief Medical Officer for mental health, Dr Ruth Vine.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Kieran Gilbert on Sky News Sunday Agenda about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Marking World Ovarian Cancer Day, the Australian Government has announced a $16.2 million investment in eight research projects to beat ovarian cancer.
The Minister for Health, Greg Hunt and Australian College of Nursing (ACN) have thanked the thousands of nurses who have stepped up to ensure Australia has a health care workforce with the depth and capacity to respond to challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic.