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Changes to legislation are set to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, streamlining access to higher Medicare rebates for patients
Read the latest statements from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about coronavirus (COVID-19)
This letter is for aged care providers to read and share with services. It's on the importance of infection control and health emergency planning in residential care.
Medical researchers can now apply for grants to accelerate the development of a safe, effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Applications close on 11 March 2020.
Senior high school students who remain in China due to Australian travel restrictions have been offered a strict pathway to resume their studies in recognition of the importance of the final 2 years of school.
Expressions of interest for the second round of this program opened on 17 February and will close on 6 March 2020. It will give successful applicants up to $1 million to accelerate development of their early-stage biological, pharmaceutical, medical or health technology projects.
The Australian Government is fast tracking $2 million in funding to support Australia’s best researchers as they work to understand and respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.
The Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (the COVID-19 Plan) is now available.
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.
Updated factsheets are available for aged care staff, residents and families with the latest advice on measures to limit the transmission of the novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV).
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.
Time is running out if you want to participate in research into how we communicate with My Aged Care users about accessing services. Find out how you can get involved. You need to email your interest by 5pm (AEDST) Thursday 6 February 2020.
Time is running out if you want to participate in research into how we communicate with My Aged Care users about accessing services. Find out how you can get involved. You need to email your interest by 5pm (AEDST) Tuesday 4 February 2020.
We are extending the due date for responses to the CHSP Wellness and Reablement Report to 21 February 2020 due to the bushfire situation. Contact your Funding Arrangement Manager if your organisation is unable to respond by this new date.