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.
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.
New free mental health services for Alice SpringsPeople in the Alice Springs region will soon have access to free, and culturally appropriate mental health and wellbeing support in their own community.
Aussies save almost $100 million on medicines in just five monthsAustralians have saved almost $100 million in just five months, off nearly 9 million prescriptions, thanks to the Albanese Government’s cheaper medicines policy.
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.