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Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health and Aged Care portfolio.
Cheaper medicines for breast cancer, small cell lung cancer, biliary tract cancer, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and Crohn's diseaseFrom 1 December 2023, Australians with small cell lung cancer (SCLC), biliary tract cancer (BTC), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and Crohn's disease (CD) will now have access to new treatment options through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
- The Australian Government is delivering on its commitment to South Australians, with the Western Medicare Urgent Care Clinic (Medicare UCC) opening from 4 December at Old Port Road Medical & Dental Centre in Royal Park.
- The Australian Government is delivering on its commitment to the Rockhampton community, with the Rockhampton Medicare Urgent Care Clinic (Medicare UCC) opening on 6 December 2023.
- Read the Minister's transcript on the opening of the Western Medicare Urgent Care Clinic.
- Australia now has the legislation in place to underpin our renewed fight against tobacco and protect the next generation from the devastating impacts of smoking.
Radio Interview with Minister Butler and Leon Compton - ABC Tasmania Statewide Mornings - 8 December 2023Read Minister Butler's interview with Leon Compton on vaping; Urgent Care Clinics.
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.