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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Australian Government is supporting major new initiatives that will improve access to clinical trials, particularly for people with rare cancers including children.
I would like to join the Prime Minister in thanking Mr Martin Bowles PSM for his distinguished career of public service which has spanned almost forty years.
More Australian patients are seeing their doctor without having to reach for their wallet with GP bulk billing rates for the 2016–17 financial year increasing to 85.7% compared to 85.1% in 2015–16.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Seven Sunrise with Sally Bowrey regarding Neil Prakash, and the Australian Government’s new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with 3AW Sunday Morning regarding Australian Government’s new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign and same sex marriage.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference in Melbourne regarding Australian Government’s new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign, same sex marriage, politician’s pay.
The Australian Government is today launching the new ‘Get the Facts about Immunisation’ campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.
A ground-breaking announcement of a simple cure that will save the lives of many infants confirms the well-deserved reputation of Australia’s health and medical researchers as among the very best in the world.
As part of the development of Government’s National Sport Plan, the Honourable James Wood AO QC has been asked to lead a specific review into the integrity of Australian sport.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at Mt Martha, Victoria regarding the review into integrity of Australian sport; airport security and terrorism.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at COAG Health Council, Brisbane regarding COAG Health Council outcomes; the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan; support for doctors and nurses mental health; hospital funding; same-sex marriage.
Distinguished businesswomen and psychologist Lucy Brogden will be the next Chair of the Australian Government’s National Mental Health Commission.
From 1 August, more than 4500 Australians will benefit each year from the listing of a revolutionary new medicine for lung and renal cancer on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney regarding the listing of $1.1 billion cancer drug Opdivo on the PBS.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane speaking about real time monitoring for controlled prescription medicine, listing of Hepatitis C drug Epclusa, eating fresh food and citizenship.
The Australian Government will invest over $16 million to deliver the national roll-out of real time prescription monitoring for medicines to directly address the needless loss of life from misuse of these drugs.
The Australian Government has taken another significant step to eliminate hepatitis C from Australia by subsidising a new drug which can treat all forms of the disease with an expected success rate of 90%.
The Australian Government is providing $27 million to strengthen the planning and response to a national health emergency, should one be triggered by bioterrorist attack or contagious disease outbreak.
The Australian Government is supporting Reclink’s national program which breaks down the barriers of isolation and inactivity among disadvantaged Australians to promote fitness, fun and social skills.
The Australian Government is providing funding of $450,000 to Polio Australia to run clinical practice workshops for health professionals to improve their awareness of post-polio syndrome.