Greg Hunt

Federal Member for Flinders | Minister for Health | Minister for Sport

Health & Sport

As Minister for Health and Sport, Greg is committed to ensuring all Australians are able to see a doctor when they need to and can receive medicine when they are unwell.

Health is about working with our excellent nurses, doctors, researchers, and all our healthcare professionals.

The Turnbull Government has a rock solid commitment to Medicare. It is key to Australia's successful healthcare system.

Mental health is an issue that is particularly important to Greg. He wants to be a strong advocate for greater understanding and community awareness, and to ensure we have the necessary resources to help deal with this very important issue.

Greg is a keen sportsman and sports dad. In the Sports portfolio he will work towards increasing participation in sport.

Participating in sport improves our health, brings communities together, inspires us and is quintessential to Australian culture.

Health and Sport are essential to ensuring all Australians can lead fulfilling lives.

For more information on what Greg is doing for Health and Sport, please visit www.health.gov.au

25 March, 2017 Going to the pharmacy is set to be cheaper from next month, with the cost of more than 1100 medicine brands being reduced and with vital new drugs being added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Turnbull Government is committed to making me... Read more
23 March, 2017 The Turnbull Government is establishing a new mental health advisory panel to support our commitment to improve services to those that need them. Mental health is a deep personal passion and a significant issue of national importance. It is a ke... Read more
22 March, 2017 The Turnbull Government will provide an additional $4 million in funding over the next four years to continue The Big Issue’s Community Street Soccer program. Today I was honoured to present the 2017 Street Socceroos team with jerseys ahead ... Read more
21 March, 2017 More than a thousand community sport clubs across the country are being encouraged to take part in a Turnbull Government program to reduce the impact of illegal drugs on Australian communities. As part of the Turnbull Government’s National I... Read more
19 March, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Snowy Hydro; energy security; Medicare; mental health; PETER VAN ONSELEN: As mentioned off the top of the program, our guest now is the Health Minister, Greg Hunt. He joins us live from Melbourne. Thank... Read more
15 March, 2017 I am delighted to announce the reappointment of Mr John Wylie as Chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) board for a further three years. The ASC board is responsible for the performance of the Commission, which coordinates the Government... Read more
12 March, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Childcare ban for unvaccinated children; WA election DEBORAH KNIGHT: Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now from the Mount Martha Lifesaving Club in Victoria. A gorgeous morning there Minister, good m... Read more
12 March, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Childcare ban for unvaccinated children MONIQUE WRIGHT: Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now from Melbourne. Good morning to you, thanks for being with us Minister. GREG HUNT: ... Read more
09 March, 2017 Introduction Good morning, to Kos Sclavos (APP chairman), George Tambassis (National President, Pharmacy Guild of Australia), Pharmacists, Pharmacy professionals, ladies and gentlemen. This is my first Australian Pharmacy Professional Conferenc... Read more
08 March, 2017 Access to medicinal cannabis has taken another major step forward today with first licence being granted for an Australian company to grow and harvest medicinal cannabis. This major development will lead to improved access to domestically produced... Read more
08 March, 2017 The Turnbull Government is backing the next generation of female leaders in sport with the launch of a new initiative aimed at encouraging more participation throughout Australia and a greater representation at the elite level. Minister for Sport... Read more
07 March, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Medicare; mental health; importance of vaccinations; ‘No Jab, No Pay’; One Nation; My Health Records PATRICIA KARVELAS: Greg Hunt is the Health Minister, welcome back to RN Drive. GREG HUNT: ... Read more
05 March, 2017 The Australian Government has secured a supply of new vaccines which protect against four strains of influenza virus for the 2017 season. The new vaccines will be made available free of charge from mid-April to at-risk groups through the National... Read more
05 March, 2017 As the countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) continues, the Turnbull Government is delighted to announce that nominations for baton bearers are now open. GC2018 will be a celebration of sport, art and culture, showcasing the... Read more
03 March, 2017 As Minister for Sport, protecting the health and wellbeing of participants in sport from doping is of the utmost concern. I recognise the Essendon Football Club doping issue has been a difficult time for many involved and that the investigation h... Read more
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