Greg Hunt

Federal Member for Flinders | Minister for Health

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31 August, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Formalising arrangements for the Sunshine Coast Medical School GREG HUNT: I’m really delighted to be here at Sunshine Coast University Hospital, this magnificent new facility. But more significantly ... Read more
31 August, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Listing new medicine on the PBS; Medicare funding for MRI prostate tests LEON BYNER: Look, there’s some good news on the horizon and when we have good news I like to let you know. As you know, we’ve g... Read more
31 August, 2017 The Turnbull Government has today formalised its commitment to provide 50 Commonwealth Supported Places for local medical students at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital from 2019. This provides a pathway for local residents to study on the Sun... Read more
30 August, 2017 The Turnbull Government is listing almost half a billion dollars’ worth of new medicines, providing sufferers of both common and rare diseases access to life-changing drugs for as little as $6.30 per script. Without subsidy from the Turnbull... Read more
29 August, 2017 The Esplanade from Disney Street to Woolleys Road in Crib Point will be made safer with funding provided through the Commonwealth Government’s Black Spot Program. Works to improve The Esplanade include road widening, shoulder sealing and s... Read more
29 August, 2017 I welcome the appointment of Mr Peter Conde as the new Director of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Mr Conde assumes the position at an important time for Australian sport and the AIS will play a critical role in the development and implem... Read more
25 August, 2017 The Turnbull Government will provide $1.8 million to ensure the highest quality anti-doping testing and arrangements are in place for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. This is a win for athletes and fans alike and locks in a clean and... Read more
24 August, 2017 E&OE… Topics: Children’s brain cancer announcements; anti-vaccination doctors; Fiona Richardson GREG HUNT: I’m really delighted and honoured to be here today at the Royal Children’s Hospital, undoubtedly ... Read more
24 August, 2017 The Turnbull Government is supporting major new initiatives that will improve access to clinical trials, particularly for people with rare cancers including children. AIM BRAIN is new genetic testing that aims to transform brain tumour classifica... Read more
23 August, 2017 I want to express my sincere thanks and gratitude to Pete Shmigel for his work, dedication and stewardship of Lifeline Australia for the last two years. For more than 50 years Lifeline has helped many thousands of Australians struggling with life... Read more
22 August, 2017 I would like to join the Prime Minister in thanking Mr Martin Bowles PSM for his distinguished career of public service which has spanned almost forty years. Mr Bowles will retire as Secretary of the Department of Health, effective 1 September 20... Read more
21 August, 2017 More Australian patients are seeing their doctor without having to reach for their wallet with GP bulk billing rates for the 2016-17 financial year increasing to 85.7% compared to 85.1% in 2015-16. This is the highest bulk billing rate for any fin... Read more
18 August, 2017 The Turnbull Government has awarded $50,000 to the Bass Coast Landcare Network to continue their work protecting the Powlett River Catchment and threatened species such as the growling grass frog. The Bass Coast Biolinks project, funded under the ... Read more
17 August, 2017 I am delighted to announce the appointment of Mr David Sharpe as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA). Prior to accepting this position Mr Sharpe’s career background includes 10 years with th... Read more
16 August, 2017 Young athletes are urged to apply for grants of $500 to help with the costs of competing in state and national events. The Local Sporting Champions grants program is an Australian Government initiative designed to support young people participatin... Read more
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