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.
$10 million to improve health infrastructure in Indigenous communitiesThe Australian Government is enhancing First Nations health infrastructure, making available $10 million for repairs, maintenance and upgrades to health clinics and infrastructure across Australia.
Minister for Aged Care and Sport - Speech - 15 March 2023Read the transcript for Minister Wells' speech at the Australian Sports Commission Media Awards.
Minister for Aged Care and Sport - Speech - 16 March 2023Read the transcript of Minister Wells' speech at the Business of Ageing - Retirement Living and Aged Care Leaders' Summit 2023.
Radio interview with Minister Butler and Ben Fordham, 2GB - 17 March 2023Read the transcript of the radio interview between Minister Butler and Ben Fordham on the diabetes drug, Fiasp.
Government maintains access to fast acting insulinThe Australian Government has secured access to Fiasp and Fiasp FlexTouch on the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS) for Australians living with Type 1 diabetes for the next six months.
Mental health help for emergency services workersAustralia’s emergency workers will receive additional mental health support through the establishment of the National Emergency Workers Support Service (NEWSS).
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.