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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
A joint release with the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister, and the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services, announcing Government funding for immediate mental health services for fire affected communities.
A media release from The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing a $49.6 million grant opportunity for research into a range of priority health and health system issues.
The Australian Government is taking a further step towards reducing the number of lives lost to suicide in Australia, by providing $8 million to support research aimed at identifying effective approaches to suicide prevention.
Community organisations, the health and government sectors and people with lived experience of suicide are working together towards a national approach to suicide prevention.
The Australian Government is continuing to support the Men’s Shed movement with today’s announcement of successful grant recipients under the National Shed Development Programme.
Federal, state and territory health ministers have agreed to work in partnership to address the nationally critical issue of mental health. Ministers also agreed to work towards reforms in aged care, regulation in e-cigarettes, and the next national hospitals agreement.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview with Cathy Van Extel on ABC Radio to mark World Mental Health Day. Minister Hunt also comments on Australia's moves to combat antimicrobial resistance, and the debate about voluntary assisted dying.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt talking about treatment for eating disorders at the sod turn for the endED Butterfly House in Mooloolaba. Minister Hunt also answers questions about the Penington Institute's report on drug overdose.
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.