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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.
The Australian Government has invested more than $1.3 million to help support people living with severe mental illness in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
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.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt’s announcement on agreements with all 8 states and territories for projects under the $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals Program.
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.
The Morrison Government is investing almost $92 million to support better health care for all Tasmanians, improving waiting times for elective surgery, boosting mental health and maternity services and increasing cancer diagnosis scans.
The Liberal National Government will provide a $6 million investment in St John of God Midland Public Hospital for the construction of a Mental Health Emergency Centre.
Three new members have been appointed to the National Mental Health Commission’s Advisory Board to further strengthen the Government’s focus on youth mental health and suicide prevention.
The Liberal National Government is providing $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorders centres and provide national coordination for eating disorders treatment.
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 will establish a new satellite Headspace service in Sarina, to provide mental health services to young people in the region.
The Australian Government will contribute $6.1 million towards the establishment of a world-first residential recovery centre to help children and young people through the trauma of losing a loved one by homicide.
A LOCAL mental health support service has received a further boost thanks to the Liberal National Government, Minister for Health Greg Hunt and Riverina MP Michael McCormack announced today.
The Liberal National Government will invest $1.5 million in partnership with the Cardinia Shire Council to deliver greater access to better youth mental health services.
The Liberal National Government is investing $2.5 million to strengthen research and treatment programs at the Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute.
The Liberal National Government will invest $1.2 million to secure the future sustainability and expand suicide prevention services provided by Richmond Fellowship Queensland throughout North Brisbane.
The Liberal National Government invest almost half a billion dollars to make Victoria a centre for health, medical research and innovative cancer treatments.