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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Australian Government has invested a further $512 million in strengthening primary care to support Australia’s doctors and specialists to deliver improved access and outcomes for patients.
The Australian Government will deliver more support for older Australians, with a half a billion dollar ($552.9 million) increase to aged care funding including the release of 10,000 high-level home care packages within weeks.
The Liberal National Government has made major investments in health with an additional one billion dollars for primary care and aged care in 2018–19 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).
The Liberal National Government is providing $3 million to close the loop from genetic diagnosis to clinical treatment for rare childhood brain disorders known as Leukodystrophies.
The Liberal National Government is providing $5 million from the Australian Brain Cancer Mission to two leading oncology groups to improve outcomes for children and adults with brain cancer through high-quality clinical trials.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Radio Melbourne Ali Moore regarding $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program; $500 million National Health and Medical Research Council grants; Population Growth; Israel
The Liberal National Government will invest more than half a billion dollars in world-leading health and medical research that aims to improve the lives of all Australians.
Submissions are now open for the first roll out of grants under the Liberal National Government's Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission, aimed at developing new approaches to prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat mental illness.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt's interview on ABC Breakfast Sydney regarding first dedicated Medicare item for eating disorders, pill testing and My Health Record.
Australia experienced the lowest rates of the influenza since 2013 after a record 11 million Australians got a flu jab, nearly a third more than the previous year.
The Liberal National Government will commit to supporting the outcomes of the National Suicide Prevention Summit held in Canberra this week including development of a system which allow rapid responses to clusters of suicide in communities.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report on elective surgery and emergency department wait times should be a wake-up call to states to increase their share of funding to their hospitals.
The Liberal National Government is supporting our brightest minds with a $240 million program giving researchers significant funds for their innovative and transformational medical research.
The Australian Government will convene a national roundtable to address the rate of stillbirth in Australia, along with an initial commitment of $7.2 million for medical research and education programs.