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A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about tobacco use, e-cigarette use and COVID-19.
The Prime Minister, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, has announced that the Commonwealth and states have signed a $131 billion 5-year hospitals agreement.
Influenza in kids can be serious. Getting vaccinated against influenza is the best way to protect your child and others from flu. From 2020, the influenza vaccine is available free for children aged 6 months to under 5 years under the National Immunisation Program.
We’re asking for feedback on the draft National Injury Prevention Strategy 2020–2030. This strategy will help us reduce the rate of injury in Australia.
The Australian Government is investing more than $9.5 million in 5 research projects to improve diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of endometriosis. The funding comes from the Medical Research Future Fund.
The Australian Government is providing more than $20 million additional funding through the Medical Research Future Fund for research to improve mental health care and reduce suicide rates in Australia.
A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about early childhood and learning centres.
A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about the restoration of elective surgery and hospital activity
The Australian Government has announced the successful applicants for the Medical Research Future Fund's 2020 Bushfire Impact Research grants.
The Australian Government will invest almost $32 million through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) in world-leading health and medical research projects.
The Australian Government is supporting world-leading research into the latest COVID-19 treatments through a dedicated round of the Medical Research Future Fund’s Biomedical Translation Bridge.
The National Cabinet met today to further discuss Australia’s current COVID-19 response, easing restrictions in the coming months, helping Australians prepare to go back to work in a COVID-Safe environment and getting the economy moving again.
The Australian Government has committed $33 million towards research to combat high-mortality and low-survivability cancers and diseases, improve paediatric acute care using genomic medicine, and address the ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care.
The National Cabinet met today to further discuss options for easing restrictions over the coming months, helping prepare Australians to go back to work in a COVID-19 safe environment and getting the economy back to a more sustainable level.
A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about the resumption of sporting and recreational activity in Australia.
The Australian Government, together with the Minderoo Foundation, will provide an additional $67 million to ensure every child in Australia with cancer will have access to life-saving treatment.
A Visitor Access Code to ensure a nationally consistent visitation policy to residential aged care homes during the COVID-19 crisis is now open for consultation.