ABC interview with Steve Austin

E&OE…                       Topics: $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program; More than $500 million for medical research projects; Queensland health funding   STEVE AUSTIN: The federal government, the Health Minister, the Prime Minister announced $1.5 billion plus extra money for health at the Council of Australian Governments Meeting today. The federal government argues the extra…

5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: More than $500 million for medical research projects; first dedicated Medicare item for eating disorder; $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program   LEON BYNER: Let’s talk to the federal Health Minister, and wish him merry Christmas, Greg Hunt. Hi.   GREG HUNT: Good morning Leon.   LEON BYNER: Tell me, first…

Interview with John Stanley – 2GB Mornings

E&OE…                       Topics: $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program; rural and regional health services   JOHN STANLEY: Minister, good morning.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, John.   JOHN STANLEY: So, we hear big lumps of money and that’s a very impressive sounding lump – $1.26 billion. What will it actually produce for people?  …

ABC Radio interview with Ali Moore

E&OE…                       Topics: $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program; $500 million National Health and Medical Research Council grants; Population Growth; Israel   ALI MOORE: Today, there’s a meeting in Adelaide of state and territory leaders and quite a few things are on the agenda, including health with an offer of extra funding. Greg Hunt…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: More than $500 million for medical research projects   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to announce a more than $500 million investment in over 680 medical research projects, projets such as – we’ve seen here at Monash University where they will be taking statins and re-purposing them to see that we can help…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                         Topics: $33.8 million Beyond Blue funding announcement; first dedicated Medicare item for eating disorder; Nauru; Newspoll   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to announce $33.8 million for Beyond Blue’s national anxiety and depression initiative.   In particular this is about ensuring that people who have the greatest need, have the greatest support and Beyond…