Greg Hunt

Federal Member for Flinders | Minister for Health

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21 April, 2018 The Turnbull Government today welcomes the partnership between the $100 million Brain Cancer Mission and Carrie Bickmore’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer to fight brain cancer through medical research.  Under the partnership Carrie's Beanies 4 ... Read more
19 April, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP joined Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Mayor Brian Payne, Caterina Politi and members of the local community at the site of the recently completed Rye CCTV cameras on Thursday to see the completed ... Read more
19 April, 2018 The Turnbull Government will provide $10 million to support the development of eleven cutting edge medical projects, which will improve the lives of Australian patients and provide new options to help solve emerging health challenges. The projects... Read more
18 April, 2018 More than 4.5 million Australians who are most at risk of getting sick during this year’s flu season can now access a free influenza vaccine, under the Federal Government’s National Immunisation Program.  Last year we saw the high... Read more
17 April, 2018 E&OE…                        Topics: Greens’ proposal to legalise cannabis GREG HUNT: The Greens’ proposal for open slather on marijuana is dangerous and medical... Read more
16 April, 2018 The Turnbull Government will drastically reduce the cost of a life-saving new medicine, which uses a patient’s own immune system to track down and destroy cancer cells.    From 1 May, classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients wil... Read more
11 April, 2018 Marking World Parkinson’s Day, the Turnbull Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF), is investing $7.75 million to help Global Kinetics Corporation continue to develop their world leading technology to help Parkinson’s suffer... Read more
09 April, 2018 The Turnbull Government is providing funding to 90 Men’s Sheds across the country to support the mental health and overall wellbeing of Australian men. Men’s Sheds will receive grants totalling $395,000 under round 16 of the National S... Read more
06 April, 2018 The Turnbull Government will make an increased payment of $547 million to the states and territories for public hospital activity in 2015-16, following the final reports by independent hospital pricing and funding agencies.  Commonwealth paym... Read more
05 April, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, and Minister for Regional Communications, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie have announced two new mobile phone towers in Flinders from the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s... Read more
03 April, 2018 Labor has revealed an alarming new plan to drastically increase private health insurance premiums for millions of pensioners and families, many on low incomes. Shadow Health Spokesperson Catherine King confirmed Labor’s plan to completely re... Read more
02 April, 2018 Labor cut the private health insurance rebate when they were in government after guaranteeing they wouldn’t touch it.  Today on Sky News, Labor’s Shadow Health Spokesperson Catherine King continually refused to rule out cutting th... Read more
01 April, 2018 From today, the Turnbull Government will reduce the cost of more than 300 medicine brands by as much as 40 per cent, benefiting millions of Australian patients.   Australians with conditions including high blood pressure, depression, dig... Read more
28 March, 2018 Today I introduced legislation into Parliament to deliver a wide ranging package of reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable. We know that every dollar matters to Australian families and these reforms will get better va... Read more
26 March, 2018 The Turnbull Government will invest $2 million in new medical research to help find a cure for rare genetic epilepsy disorders.    I am pleased to make this announcement on Purple Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the impac... Read more
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