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The ‘Get the Facts’ campaign encourages Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated on time, every time, for the best protection.
The Prime Minister and Health Minister have released a statement about the extension of a travel ban to protect Australians from coronavirus.
Read the latest statements from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about coronavirus (COVID-19)
The government has chosen MTPConnect to run the Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative. This MRFF initiative gives health and medical researchers access to industry training, skills development, mentors, internships and fellowships that help create breakthroughs.
The groundbreaking ASPiRATION project is the first genomic profiling research project for patients with lung cancer in Australia. Each patient will have their particular disease individually tested, helping doctors to choose the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.
The first case of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been confirmed by Victoria Health Authorities this morning. Find out more about novel coronavirus.
We are consulting the public on the draft roadmap for the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission. You can make a submission until 17 February 2020. Feedback from the Australian public will help the Government refine its strategy and prioritise funding for critical dementia and aged care research.
With thick clouds of hazardous smoke affecting large parts of Australia, an expert from the Australian National University (ANU) has released freely accessible new fact sheets on how to best protect yourself and your family.
The Government has announced $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) for research to study the medium-term health effects of the recent bushfires.
The Australian Government has committed to ongoing support of men’s sheds as part of the National Men’s Health Strategy 2020–2030. A new grant round to fund tools, events and equipment will open in February 2020.
More mental health support services will be provided to firefighters, emergency personnel, individuals and communities impacted by the ongoing bushfire disaster.
Temporary changes to the PBS will mean people affected by the current bushfires can receive subsidised medicines when a doctor’s prescription is not immediately available.
Many areas of Australia are currently affected by bushfires and smoke. Find out how to manage the health effects of bushfire smoke and where to find local information.
A $5 million grant opportunity is now open for research into ways to improve quality of life for individuals with brain cancer. Projects will identify better approaches to address the medical, functional and psychosocial impacts of brain cancer.
A grant opportunity is now open for 10 teams of researchers to develop big ideas that may one day revolutionise health care. The funding comes from the Medical Research Future Fund's Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative.
A grant opportunity from the Medical Research Future Fund supports research into artificial intelligence (AI) in health care. Benefits of AI include improved clinical decision making, new approaches in healthcare delivery and helping patients to better manage their own health.