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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
A thousand adolescents across the country will participate in a trial designed to prevent and reduce the risk of depression, anxiety and eating disorders.
The Australian Government’s $125 million mental health research mission has made child and youth mental health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health, and eating disorders the priorities for its first round of funding.
The Australian Government will invest $52 million to protect Australian teenagers against meningococcal, with the launch of a new free national program for 14 to 19 year olds.
The Australian Government will invest $9 million to boost mental health support for young Australians through Orygen’s National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.
The Australian Government will invest $200 million in new medical research projects to improve the health of Australian patients through new treatments and support, tackling areas of obesity, mental health and cardiovascular disease.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding clinical trials funding for young Australians with rare and aggressive forms of cancer and My Health Record.
Hundreds of young Australians with rare and aggressive forms of cancer will now access four new clinical trials from September, providing ground-breaking treatment and therapy options to patients.
The Australian Government will support young people with advanced kidney disease, who have received a kidney transplant, to transition into adult healthcare under a new program.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA about the ‘Get the Facts’ child immunisation campaign, low immunisation locations and meningococcal B vaccine.
The Australian Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians.
Headspace supports tens of thousands of Australians each year who are struggling with mental health problems by providing vital counselling services in person and online.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference in Melbourne announcing $73 million to support the mental health of Australian children, energy policy on 8 June 2017.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference and doorstop regarding free continuous glucose monitoring devices to eligible children and people under the age of 21 years with type 1 diabetes in Melbourne on 1 April 2017.
The Australian Government is taking action to inspire Australia’s young girls and women to get active — with the launch of the next phase of the Girls Make Your Move campaign.