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.
New funding for palliative care projectsAustralians who need palliative care will benefit from enhanced workforce education and training and improved quality through Albanese Government funding totalling more than $68 million.
New life changing treatment for dwarfism added to PBSChildren born with the most common form of dwarfism will have access to a new life changing treatment on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Australians battling with prostate cancer to benefit from new PBS listingAustralians battling prostate cancer that has spread past the prostate will soon benefit from subsidised medicine under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Minister for Health and Aged Care – press conference in Canberra – 24 May 2023Read the transcript of Minister Butler's press conference in Canberra about listing of Voxzogo on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for children and adolescents with achondroplasia, women's health, traditional Indian medicine, First Nations mental health, aged care, telehealth and vaping.
Radio interview with Minister Butler and Katie Woolf, Mix 104.9 - 24 May 2023Read the transcript of Minister Butler's interview with Katie Woolf about vaping.
Assistant Minister McBride – television interview – Sky Newsday – 15 May 2023Read the transcript of Assistant Minister McBride's interview with Tom Connell about strengthening Medicare.
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Media releases, speeches and transcripts from former ministers of the Health portfolio are available in the former ministers' media centre.
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