Greg Hunt

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

Media Releases


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For local media enquiries please contact the Electorate Office on (03) 5979 3188.


22 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government is supporting the expansion of community pharmacy programs to help more patients around Australia better understand and manage their medications and avoid ill-health. Under the Increasing Patient Access to Medication Mana... Read more
22 June, 2017 The people of North-West Tasmania will now have certainty that they will continue to receive quality healthcare through the Mersey Community Hospital, following the finalisation of arrangements to transfer ownership from the Australian Government to ... Read more
15 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government will provide a life-saving treatment to Australian patients who have a rare medical condition known as Morquio A Syndrome, at no cost. Vimizim® (elosulfase alfa) will be available under the Life Saving Drugs Program fro... Read more
Clothes4U receives $4,747 to continue its community assistance
13 June, 2017 Volunteer organisation Clothes4U has received $4,747 in Federal funding to continue its vital work in the community. Clothes4U provides free clothes, accessories and basics such as toothpaste and shampoo to women so they can attend job interviews, court dates and other important appointments. ... Read more
13 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government will support Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia. Australians love sport – it’s an important part of our culture and identity – and we... Read more
Supporting Big Freeze 3 with $2 million for MND clinical trials
12 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government is proud to be supporting clinical trials into new life-changing treatments and to help find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). And today – as part of the Big Freeze 3 fundraising event at the MCG – we’re calling on Australians to dig deep. For ev... Read more
09 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government is providing $5.2 million to support researchers and small and medium start-up businesses to deliver innovative health and medical breakthroughs, and better health outcomes for Australians. For many years, Australia has had... Read more
08 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government will invest $73 million in two new mental health programs to ensure Australian children and young people receive the support they need during their school years. Under the National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health... Read more
08 June, 2017 E&OE… Topics: $73 million to support the mental health of Australian children, energy policy. MICHAEL SUKKAR: Well good morning. Thanks everyone for being here at Vermont Secondary College in the electorate of Deakin. My name’... Read more
Southern Peninsula Community Support and Information Centre receives solar boost
07 June, 2017 I am delighted that the Southern Peninsula Community Support and Information Centre in Rosebud has received $5,800 to install rooftop solar panels. This delivers on the Turnbull Government’s election commitment to provide $100,000 through the Solar Communities Program to 17 groups across th... Read more
New headspace centre for Bass Coast and South Gippsland region
05 June, 2017 The Turnbull Government will establish a new headspace in the Bass Coast and South Gippsland region of Victoria, to provide mental health services to young people in the region. Funding of $450,000 to establish the centre and $1 million a year for services will deliver much needed mental health c... Read more
Construction begins on Phillip Island Health and Medical Hub
05 June, 2017 Today marks a milestone achievement as we turn the first sod on construction of the new Health and Medical Hub in Cowes. The Coalition Government has provided $2.5 million for this vital health project, which delivers on our commitment to develop public health facilities on Phillip Island. Th... Read more
Citizen scientists help to monitor marine pollution
02 June, 2017 For the first time, Australia now has a publicly accessible National Outfall Database (NOD). Developed by the Clean Ocean Foundation, in collaboration with the States and Northern Territory as well as the water authorities, the National Outfall Database (NOD) will facilitate data sharing between ... Read more
01 June, 2017 Boys love their toys and men are no different – Men’s Sheds are always looking for new tools and equipment to add to their collections. Round 15 of the National Shed Development Program is now open for applications until July 7 for g... Read more
31 May, 2017 Older residents on the Mornington Peninsula will have better access to residential aged care services with the Australian Government announcing 180 new residential aged care places worth an additional $11.8 million per year. This additional fund... Read more
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