Greg Hunt

Federal Member for Flinders | Minister for Health

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Entries for February 2018

17 May, 2018 E&OE…                        Topics: $1.2 million in funding to tackle the threat of antimicrobial resistance in aged care facilities; $1.3 million funding for a revolutionary a... Read more
17 May, 2018 The Federal Coalition Government is delivering record funding to the Mackay Local Hospital Network, increasing by more than 30 per cent, at the same time the Queensland Labor Government cut their own funding by 2 per cent.  Today Labor’... Read more
17 May, 2018 Highly distinguished and respected medical researcher Professor Anne Kelso AO has been reappointed as CEO of the Australian Government’s leading health and medical research agency for a further five years—until 2023. Professor Kelso wa... Read more
17 May, 2018 The Turnbull Government has appointed an expert advisory committee for the landmark Genomics Health Futures Mission led by of Professor Ian Frazer AC. The $500 million Australian Genomics Health Futures Mission is the centrepiece of the Government... Read more
17 May, 2018 The Turnbull Government is taking further action to protect older Australians, with an investment of nearly $2 million going into research to tackle the threat of antimicrobial resistance in aged care facilities. Antibiotic resistance in Australia... Read more
16 May, 2018
The Turnbull Government is launching a national awareness campaign to get to get more Australians into ground-breaking clinical trials, opening up access to life-saving new medicines and treatments. The Helping Our Health awareness campaign will be led by four-time AFL premiership player and Hawt...Read more Read more
14 May, 2018 The Turnbull Government is providing $6.1 million to the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health to support vital ongoing health and medical research being undertaken by the centre. This investment will enable the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health... Read more
14 May, 2018 The Turnbull Government is extending a ground-breaking suicide prevention trial by a further year with a $13 million investment to ensure local communities have more time to trial services and report on what works.  The National Suicide Preve... Read more
14 May, 2018 The Turnbull Government has today released the initial draft National Action Plan for Endometriosis and called for further public input. The draft plan was developed with endometriosis patient advocates, researchers and clinicians from around Aust... Read more
11 May, 2018 The My Health Record system is delivering better health outcomes for patients and their treating doctors and specialists.  To inform how My Health Record data can be used and protected for public health and research purposes, the Australian G... Read more
11 May, 2018 Last night Bill Shorten offered nothing to support older Australians.  In comparison this week alone, the Turnbull Government delivered a record $5 billion Budget boost. Funding is growing from $18 billion in 2017-18 to $23 billion in 2021... Read more
09 May, 2018 Residents from the Mornington Peninsula, Bass Coast, Western Port, Cardinia and Casey are all set to benefit from the Turnbull Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy, the Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said... Read more
08 May, 2018 The 2018–19 Budget is guaranteeing the essential health services that Australians rely on, with a $12.4 billion increase in the Health Budget and a $414.5 billion investment in health, aged care and sport.  We will increase: • Med... Read more
Full steam ahead for Baxter rail electrification and duplication
07 May, 2018 Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon Greg Hunt MP and Federal Member for Dunkley, Chris Crewther MP were thrilled to help secure the Coalition Government’s $225 million investment into the duplication and electrification of the Frankston rail line to Baxter. The electrification project is e... Read more
06 May, 2018 The Turnbull Government will provide $241 million to list a vital and life-saving medicine which treats Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), cutting the cost to patients by hundreds of thousands of dollars. From 1 June this year we will make Spinraza av... Read more
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