Transcript – ABC News Breakfast Interview with Lisa Millar

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; flattening the curve; outbreak in north-west Tasmania; wet markets; social distancing restrictions; Job Seeker & Job Keeper packages   LISA MILLAR: Let’s get more and bring in the Federal Health Minister, Greg blunt- Hunt, from his electorate on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Minister, good morning.   I said blunt…

Transcript – A Current Affair Interview with Deborah Knight

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; flattening the curve; planning the ‘road out’; Australia’s healthcare workers.   DEBORAH KNIGHT:         Minister, thanks so much for joining us. Now, you pointed specifically to Easter as a crucial weekend for the country to get on top of coronavirus. How did we go?   GREG HUNT: Australians were travelling about…

Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Donating blood; COVID-10 updates; Coronavirus research and treatment funding announcement; APPRISE funding; Vaccinations; Current treatments; Superannuation, Social distancing restrictions; Outbreak in North Tasmania; Mental health of return travellers; ICU survival rates.   GREG HUNT: Cross Lifeblood, obviously one of the great blood supply institutions in the world, and it sits behind so…

$3 million to boost the national coordinated COVID-19 research response

The Australian Government will provide a further $3 million to support frontline health workers with training and information which will support the treatment of patients with coronavirus. $1 million in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) will transform the treatment and management of patients with severe coronavirus, delivering better patient outcomes. The CovED…

Transcript – 2GB Sydney Interview with Alan Jones

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; flattening the curve; international flights; hydroxychloroquine; Beyond Blue 24/7 Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service   ALAN JONES The Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt is on the line. He’s done a phenomenal job throughout.   I’ve got to say to listeners out there who most probably don’t know this bloke, a…

Transcript – Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; Masks announcement; Telehealth; Aged Care workers online training; support for healthcare workers; Softening restrictions; Modelling; off-label hydroxychloroquine; School closures; Herd Immunity.   GREG HUNT: Today is about focussing on the health care of Australians beyond just the coronavirus, and supporting our healthcare workers.   In particular, supporting our healthcare workers…