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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Liberal National Government will ensure 170,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adolescents are vaccinated against the flu for free and additionally provide a $12 million to boost a nation immunisation education campaign.
The Liberal National Government will provide $38.6 million to support 23 new clinical trials to improve treatments and discover cures for debilitating and deadly rare cancers and rare diseases.
The Australian Government will establish the HeartKids Project with $26 million to tackle childhood heart disease, which affects more than 65,000 Australians.
The Australian Government is providing the medical research sector a $32 million boost over four years to help researchers make their medical breakthroughs a commercial success.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Today with Allison Langdon regarding the new $662 million aged care package to support senior Australians, the Aged Care Royal Commission and retiree’s tax.
The Australian Government is investing $10 million in research that will help use a person’s DNA and their environment to help create personalised medicine for a multitude of medical conditions including obesity, autism, and type 2 diabetes.
The Australian Government will provide $54.5 million for research that will give new hope and support to the more than 120,000 Australian children and adults living with type 1 diabetes.
The Australian Government is making a significant investment of $36.8 million for Parkinson’s medical research through the Garvin’s Institute’s Australian Parkinson Mission and in Parkinson’s nurses to improve the life of people living the disease and ultimately to find a cure for this devastating condition.
The Australian Government will make two new medicines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis more affordable, saving patients up to $32,600 per year.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Townsville regarding $5.9 million boost to Townsville drug and alcohol recovery services and James Cook University (JCU).
$12 million to protect and expand Heart of Australia mobile cardiology and other services in rural Queensland
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding the announcement of $12 million to protect and expand Heart of Australia mobile cardiology and other services in rural Queensland and Rural and Regional Health.
The Australian Government will provide $3 million for a program that will help more than 20,000 Australians reduce their alcohol intake safely, conveniently and anonymously.
The Australian Government will invest $10 million in an advertising blitz to boost participation in the free and life-saving National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
The Australian Government will provide a record $1.45 billion for community mental health services and change the funding model to ensure security for both jobs and services.
The Liberal National Government is providing $25 million to help establish a new national Drug Discovery Centre that aims to turn scientific discoveries into new medicines faster.