News https://www.health.gov.au/ en $93 million for research into improved health for children, young people and the aged, medical devices, mental health and stem cell therapies https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-93-million-for-research-into-improved-health-for-children-young-people-and-the-aged-medical-devices-mental-health-and-stem-cell-therapies?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=%2493+million+for+research+into+improved+health+for+children%2C+young+people+and+the+aged%2C+medical+devices%2C+mental+health+and+stem+cell+therapies Applications are open for 5 new Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 08:11 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-93-million-for-research-into-improved-health-for-children-young-people-and-the-aged-medical-devices-mental-health-and-stem-cell-therapies $50 million for the world’s most advanced artificial heart https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-50-million-for-the-worlds-most-advanced-artificial-heart?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=%2450+million+for+the+world%E2%80%99s+most+advanced+artificial+heart The Australian Government is investing $50 million in technology that has the potential to half deaths from heart failure globally. Funding is from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).<br /> Wed, 21 Feb 2024 08:10 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-50-million-for-the-worlds-most-advanced-artificial-heart National Allied Health Virtual Research Forum 2024 – Register now https://www.health.gov.au/news/national-allied-health-virtual-research-forum-2024-register-now?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=National+Allied+Health+Virtual+Research+Forum+2024+%E2%80%93+Register+now Join us for a half-day virtual event on 30 April 2024 as we discuss and explore how allied health researchers can work with policymakers. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 13:36 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/national-allied-health-virtual-research-forum-2024-register-now New fact sheet for Hearing Services Program providers https://www.health.gov.au/news/new-fact-sheet-for-hearing-services-program-providers?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=New+fact+sheet+for+Hearing+Services+Program+providers We&#039;ve added a new fact sheet for Hearing Services Program providers that addresses questions we&#039;ve received about service delivery. Thu, 15 Feb 2024 12:10 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/new-fact-sheet-for-hearing-services-program-providers $230 million for over 100 health and medical research projects and $245 million for new grant opportunities https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-230-million-for-over-100-health-and-medical-research-projects-and-245-million-for-new-grant-opportunities?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=%24230+million+for+over+100+health+and+medical+research+projects+and+%24245+million+for+new+grant+opportunities The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is supporting 110 groundbreaking health and medical research projects and providing up to $245 million in new grant opportunities. Tue, 13 Feb 2024 16:31 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-230-million-for-over-100-health-and-medical-research-projects-and-245-million-for-new-grant-opportunities New Aged Care Act consultation period extended https://www.health.gov.au/news/new-aged-care-act-consultation-period-extended?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=New+Aged+Care+Act+consultation+period+extended Public consultation on the draft new Aged Care Act as been extended to 8 March 2024. Have your say and help shape Australia’s aged care system. Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:01 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/new-aged-care-act-consultation-period-extended Prime Minister launches pop-up display celebrating 40 years of Medicare https://www.health.gov.au/news/prime-minister-launches-pop-up-display-celebrating-40-years-of-medicare?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=Prime+Minister+launches+pop-up+display+celebrating+40+years+of+Medicare On 6 February, a special &#039;40 years of Medicare&#039; pop-up display was launched at Australian Parliament House in Canberra. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:00 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/prime-minister-launches-pop-up-display-celebrating-40-years-of-medicare $35 million to fight blindness with artificial corneas https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-35-million-to-fight-blindness-with-artificial-corneas?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=%2435+million+to+fight+blindness+with+artificial+corneas The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is supporting next generation technology that aims to fight blindness with bioengineered corneas. Wed, 07 Feb 2024 11:42 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/mrff-35-million-to-fight-blindness-with-artificial-corneas $20 million for research into childhood brain cancers https://www.health.gov.au/news/20-million-for-research-into-childhood-brain-cancers?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=%2420+million+for+research+into+childhood+brain+cancers The Australian Government has announced $20 million for research into new treatments for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) and other childhood brain cancers. Funding is from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:26 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/20-million-for-research-into-childhood-brain-cancers The Medical Costs Finder awareness campaign is now live https://www.health.gov.au/news/the-medical-costs-finder-awareness-campaign-is-now-live?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=rss-item&utm_campaign=latest-news&utm_content=The+Medical+Costs+Finder+awareness+campaign+is+now+live The website helps Australians understand typical costs when planning for private health procedures. Mon, 05 Feb 2024 16:04 Australian Government Department of Health https://www.health.gov.au/news/the-medical-costs-finder-awareness-campaign-is-now-live