The Hon Mark Butler MP
Minister for Health and Aged Care
The Hon Anika Wells MP
Minister for Aged Care
Minister for Sport
The Hon Ged Kearney MP
Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care
The Hon Emma McBride MP
Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Assistant Minister Rural and Regional Health
Senator the Hon Malarndirri McCarthy
Assistant Minister for Indigenous Health
Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the health portfolio.
$50 million to drive innovative models of primary careThe Australian Government is strengthening Medicare with a new $50 million research initiative to drive innovation in primary care.
Consultation on Australia's first National Health and Climate Strategy now openThe Australian Government is developing Australia’s first National Health and Climate Strategy, to ensure the nation’s health system can meet the needs of Australians in the face of a changing climate.
Minister for Aged Care and Sport - National Press Club - 7 June 2023Read the transcript of Minister Wells' speech at the National Press Club.
Assistant Minister McBride – press conference in Alice Springs – 5 June 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister McBride's press conference in Alice Springs about Head to Health.
Assistant Minister Kearney – interview on ABC Afternoon Briefing – 6 June 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister Kearney's interview with Greg Jennett about the Australian National Audit Office report on the Community Health and Hospitals Program and COVID-19 and flu numbers.
Assistant Minister McBride – interview on ABC Afternoon Briefing – 5 June 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister McBride's interview with Greg Jennett about Head to Health Alice Springs.
Archives for former ministers
Media releases, speeches and transcripts from former ministers of the Health portfolio are available in the former ministers' media centre.
Visit the National Library of Australia's web archive for older media releases, speeches and transcripts.