Former Minister Coulton's media
Read the media releases, speeches and transcripts from former Minister Coulton.
The Australian Government is continuing to support the health of men and boys by providing half a million dollars in the latest round of grant funding to 180 Men’s Sheds around Australia.
A joint media release outlining the Morrison Government's $121.4 billion in 2021–22 and $503 billion investment into the health of Australians over the next four years.
The Australian Government is investing more than $65 million from 1 January 2022 to boost bulk billing rebates and provide more affordable healthcare for patients in regional, rural and remote areas.
Increasing numbers of doctors are training to become GPs in regional, rural and remote areas, which will deliver significant benefits to patients and communities in the bush.
Providing access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to regional, rural and remote Australians is a key priority of the Australian Government.
School children across six hundred of Australia’s rural and regional primary schools will have access to expanded mental health supports through the Australian Government’s $2.5 million funding for the Smiling Mind evidence-based mindfulness social and emotional learning program.
The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines into regional, rural and remote communities is an vital part of the Australian Government’s vaccine strategy to protect country people and managing the fight against the virus in the regions.
The Australian Government is providing more than $100 million for regional, rural and remote pharmacies to better support their communities through an expansion to a critical regional pharmacy program.
A new $2 million incentive fund to attract doctors to Launceston and across northern Tasmanian communities is being created to help address longstanding GP shortages in northern and north-western Tasmania.
The Australian Government’s early action to rapidly increase the number of Registered Nurses (RN) who have the necessary skills to treat people infected with COVID-19, has significantly strengthened our ability to respond to the pandemic.
Hospitals, clinics, health centres and communities across Australia will be among those to benefit from the graduation of 15,000 new nurses and midwives.
A new clinical training facility at the Bega Hospital will expand healthcare access for residents across the region, following its official opening today.
Australia’s medical students have had a difficult year with the challenges posed by COVID-19. But with more than 3,700 set to graduate and start their careers next year, it has still been a success.
A media release about a $500,000 Australian Government investment to support 121 Men’s Sheds across Australia, as part of the the National Shed Development Programme.
The Australian Government is providing personal protective equipment (PPE), including gowns, masks, gloves and goggles, to general practices in the ski fields in NSW and Victoria.
A joint release with the Hon. Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government, reminding parents about free flu shots for five year olds.
The 100th GP-led respiratory clinic opens today in Mudgee, New South Wales, as part of the Australian Government’s $2.4 billion health response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Australian Government is investing $3.3 million to establish a rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) Remote Point of Care Testing Program for remote and rural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
A joint media release with the Hon. Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Assistant Trade and Investment Minister, about emergency protocols to expedite the process of getting GPs and allied health workers to bushfire-affected communities.
A joint media release with the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, announcing $100 million to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials.
Australians in some of the most remote parts of the country will soon have greater access to a doctor, with the Australian Government investing $45.5 million in GP telehealth consultations.