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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
Delivering the world’s best mental health system – stigma-free and focused on prevention, starting with children under 12 – is the major focus of the Australian Government’s Long Term National Health Plan, outlined today.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's address to the National Press Club. Minister Hunt talks about Australia's Long Term National Health Plan and the Australian Government's vision for a physically and mentally healthier community.
A team of Melbourne researchers have been awarded a $1 million dollar grant through the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontiers initiative to develop, test and ultimately implement portable brain imaging tools in air and road ambulances.
The Australian Government is continuing to step up its commitment with the Pacific, pledging an additional $19 million to boost health care across the region.
The Australian Government has announced a $13 million commitment to help support global efforts in eradicating one of the world’s most dangerous diseases.
The Australian Government’s unprecedented $220 million for a 10-year Mission for Cardiovascular Health takes the next vital step forward today, with the release of the draft Roadmap for public consultation.
The Australian Government is contributing more than $7.3 million for collaborative research projects between Australia, the European Union, the United Kingdom’s National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD).
The Australian Government will provide $21 million for 13 research projects that will focus on risk reduction, prevention and tracking of dementia, Australia's second leading cause of death.
A joint media release with the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, announcing $5.6 million in medical research focusing on healthy ageing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The Australian Government is investing $400,000 in four innovative research grants to find new ways to protect people at risk of suicide and interventions to prevent suicide.
The Australian Government is providing $5 million for ground-breaking research into the early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders.
An additional joint investment of $10 million to the Australian Brain Cancer Mission will bring new hope for children with brain cancer.
The Liberal National Government will commit funding of up to $6.8 million to improve understanding and management of pain by consumers and health professionals.
The Liberal National Government will invest $18 million to develop a world-class rural health and medical research facility that will support the needs of rural communities through-out Australia.
The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years.
The Liberal National Government is investing $10 million in the establishment of a Dementia Centre of Excellence to be located at Curtin University’s Bentley Campus.
The Australian Government is investing $10 million in the establishment of a Dementia Centre of Excellence to be located at Curtin University’s Bentley Campus.
The Liberal National Government is investing $2.5 million to strengthen research and treatment programs at the Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute.
Studies leading to a better understanding of the 240,000 Australians suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome will now be of greater focus, thanks to a $3 million investment from the Australian Government.
The Liberal National Government will invest $6 million that will enable Cabrini Health to establish a new Institute of Cancer at its Malvern site, allowing researchers and clinicians to work together towards life-saving breakthroughs.
The Australian Government will provide over $65 million in competitive research grants to Australia’s best and brightest researchers to unlock the power of personalised medicine through genomics and potentially find cures for cancer, children’s illnesses and diseases with low survival rates.
The Liberal National Government invest almost half a billion dollars to make Victoria a centre for health, medical research and innovative cancer treatments.