Greg Hunt

Federal Member for Flinders | Minister for Health

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13 February, 2018 Multinational companies who attempt to avoid Australian taxes will see more loopholes closed under proposed new legislation. The Turnbull Government’s Multinational Anti-Avoidance Law (MAAL) took effect from 1 January 2016 and prevents multi... Read more
09 February, 2018 Jay Weatherill has today abandoned all South Australians, turning his back on more than $1.5 billion of additional funding for South Australian hospitals.  He has chosen cheap politics ahead of better care for patients. We welcome the deci... Read more
09 February, 2018 It is disappointing that Daniel Andrews has turned his back on more than $7 billion in additional funding for Victorian hospitals.  Today he has put politics ahead of patients. We welcome the decision by the New South Wales and Western Aus... Read more
Greg Hunt hits the streets as part of Mobile Office initiative
09 February, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP and members of his office will be hitting the streets of the electorate in the upcoming months as part of his mobile office initiative. The mobile offices, which will be manned by Minister Hunt and members of his staff, will give the opportunity ... Read more
Applications close on February 19 for Local Drug Action Teams
08 February, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has urged organisations in the Flinders community to apply for up to $40,000 worth of funding as part of the Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) program. The LDAT program provides funding for community groups to plan and execute programs that identify... Read more
06 February, 2018 The Turnbull Government will provide almost $3 million to support a new ground-breaking project that helps women identify whether they are at risk of developing ovarian cancer. We are committed to tackling ovarian cancer and this funding builds on... Read more
05 February, 2018 World Cancer Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and consider what actions we can all take to tackle this disease. Australia has very good cancer survival rates but of course we can and must do better – and we’re continuing to str... Read more
05 February, 2018 Labor took the axe to private health insurance when they were in government and now they want to dismantle it. What Labor has announced today is nothing more than a smokescreen to distract from their plans which will actually see premiums skyrocke... Read more
02 February, 2018 To help protect our youngest Australians from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, the Turnbull Government will add a quad-strain vaccine to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). The new vaccine (Nimenrix) covers against A, C, W and Y... Read more
01 February, 2018 The Turnbull Government is boosting its commitment to preventive health by providing $10 million for new research projects that focus on preventing disease and keeping people out of hospital.  These projects are the first investments under th... Read more
01 February, 2018 Following the unanimous advice of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling in August 2015, an important change that will help save lives comes into effect today for medicines containing codeine. Codeine is an opioid drug that can cause opioi... Read more
01 February, 2018 More than 5,000 Australians every year who suffer from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis will benefit from affordable access to a major new life-changing medicine from today. It’s part of the Turnbull Government’s rock solid commi... Read more
31 January, 2018 The Turnbull Government has today launched a new national strategy to help tackle asthma, while also providing an additional $1 million for an asthma support program in schools. One in ten Australians suffer from asthma and it is one of the most c... Read more
30 January, 2018 Modelling by Deloitte shows that Labor’s plan to scrap lower-cost policies would result in a 16 per cent increase in private health insurance premiums for millions of Australians. That would make cover unaffordable for many individuals, fami... Read more
28 January, 2018 The Turnbull Government is improving Australia’s Life Saving Drugs Program to ensure patients with rare and life threatening diseases continue to get access to vital medicines. Patients will be better supported by a new process for listing d... Read more
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