Greg Hunt

Federal Member for Flinders | Minister for Health

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07 November, 2017 I am pleased to announce the appointment of three new directors to the Board of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). Gabrielle Trainor, Andrea Mitchell and Mark Textor will add broad and extensive experience to the ASC Board, chaired by John Wy... Read more
06 November, 2017 The National Landcare Program’s new Smart Farming Partnerships provide multi-year grants of between $250,000 and $4 million in Flinders to put in place new and innovative sustainable land management practices, which protect and improve the cond... Read more
75th Anniversary of Kokoda and the Beachheads
02 November, 2017 Member for Flinders, Greg Hunt MP, has urged the local community to reflect on the service and sacrifice of the Australians who fought at Kokoda and the Beachheads on its 75th anniversary today. “On this day 75 years ago, Australia retook the village of Kokoda and went on to win the final b... Read more
01 November, 2017 Starting from today, Mornington Peninsula residents will have access to a new range of free mental health support services. The new services are part of an Australian Government’s $11 million funding package for mental health services across... Read more
01 November, 2017 The Turnbull Government is investing $35 million to identify and develop new medical solutions to improve the health of Australian patients. The funding will be drawn from the Coalition’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and back Austral... Read more
01 November, 2017 From today, people living in rural and remote regions of Australia will get improved access to psychological services, under a new telehealth initiative. A major barrier to rural residents accessing vital mental health treatment will be removed wi... Read more
01 November, 2017 From today, thousands of Australian patients and their families will be able to access new Medicare supported treatments for breast and ovarian cancer, heart disease, epilepsy, stroke, lymphoma and liver tumours. Women with a family history of br... Read more
$50,000 announced for Armistice Day Centenary Grants
31 October, 2017 Member for Flinders, Greg Hunt MP, today encouraged the local community to apply for funding under the recently announced Armistice Centenary Grants Program. The grants program announced by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan will open in November this year and support projects or ... Read more
Local industry to benefit from HMAS Cerberus redevelopment
30 October, 2017 Member for Flinders the Hon Greg Hunt MP and Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne today announced that Mornington Peninsula firms will be given a greater opportunity to be involved in a $463 million redevelopment of HMAS Cerberus under a new Turnbull Government initiative. Minister... Read more
$100 million fund to fight brain cancer
29 October, 2017 The Turnbull Government is today announcing a $100 million fund in an effort to defeat brain cancer and provide a better life for those suffering from this terrible disease. The Australian Brain Cancer Mission is a partnership between the Federal Government, philanthropists, medical experts, pat... Read more
27 October, 2017 Opioid addiction is an international and Australian health challenge, therefore the Turnbull Government is providing over $1 million to ensure health practitioners and consumers are informed about changes to accessing codeine-containing medicines. ... Read more
24 October, 2017 It is with great sadness that we mark the passing over the weekend of National Mental Health Commissioner, Ms Jackie Crowe. Jackie was one of the most influential figures in mental health, involved in activities across Australia which brought the ... Read more
23 October, 2017 The Turnbull Government is today launching a new online mental health resource to support new mums and mums-to-be through a range of perinatal support programs. The new MumSpace website offers free access to evidence-based mental health support to... Read more
20 October, 2017 Minister Greg Hunt has welcomed the activation of several fixed wireless tower in the seat of Flinders which will connect residents to fast, affordable broadband. Mr Hunt said the new sites in Arthurs Seat South and Cape Schanck will provide fast ... Read more
Physical health is key this Veterans’ Health Week
19 October, 2017 Minister Greg Hunt has invited everyone in the Flinders community to join in the fun and get healthier during Veterans Health Week, which runs from Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 October. Mr Hunt said the theme for this year’s Veterans’ Health Week was ‘physical health’. &ldq... Read more
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