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.
TGA approves pathway for more plasma donorsThe Government welcomes the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s approval of a ‘plasma pathway’, allowing a larger pool of donors to give plasma.
Minister for Health and Aged Care – interview on 3AW Mornings – 30 May 2023Read the transcript of Minister Butler's interview with Neil Mitchell about CAR T-cell therapy and vaping.
Better rural training for medical specialistsThe Australian Government is providing $8.3 million to improve training opportunities for specialist doctors in regional Australia through round two of the Flexible Approach to Training in Expanded Settings (FATES) program
Government reopens GP access and invests in bulk-billing, reinstating care as a priorityGP Access After Hours is the gold star service of after-hours care across the country.
Making palliative care more accessible in South AustraliaA new palliative care pilot will be launched in South Australia to make care more accessible.
Calvary Mater GP after hours clinic reopensFollowing an investment of $28.7 million from the Albanese Labor Government the GP Access After Hours Clinic at the Calvary Mater will re-open tomorrow.
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.