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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Australian Government has taken another important step in its ‘Towards Zero’ suicide prevention goal, with phase two of the Black Dog Institute’s Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP II) officially launched in Sydney today.
Australians living with non-small cell lung cancer and early stage acute lymphoblastic leukaemia will be able to access better treatment options with new listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) coming into effect on 1 December 2019.
Today marks the start of National Skin Cancer Action Week, a reminder to all Australians of the importance of staying protected in the sun.
Australians suffering from debilitating rare cancers and diseases will experience new hope, thanks to the largest investment in clinical trials in any single round in Australian history.
Today is World Diabetes Day—an important awareness raising initiative that this year focuses on the role family plays in managing, treating and identifying diabetes.
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.
The Australian Government is investing an additional $90 million over three years in the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP), to further support the delivery of culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care.
The Australian Government has formalised $67.6 million for Northern Territory critical infrastructure, to expand Australia’s capacity to respond to disasters and health emergencies in Australia and the surrounding region.
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.
The Australian Government has responded immediately to the findings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, achieving a united agreement from Australia's health ministers to deliver better services and care.
A new service run by the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth will see clinicians and researchers working side by side to provide cutting-edge interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
A media release from the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, and the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Richard Colbeck, about the Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety