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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.
Read the latest statements from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about coronavirus (COVID-19)
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.
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.