Further investment in three new COVID-19 vaccine research projects

The Morrison Government will invest almost $6 million in additional funding from the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) Coronavirus Research Response to support research and development of three Australian COVID-19 vaccines.   The rapid development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines is a critical Australian Government priority.   Under the competitive, peer reviewed COVID-19 Vaccine…

Transcript – 5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: Border restrictions in Australia; Cross border travel exemptions; Oxford vaccine; UQ vaccine   LEON BYNER: Let’s talk to our Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. Greg, thanks for coming on this morning.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Leon.   LEON BYNER: Over recent months, there’s been a real focus on mental health making…

Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK? Day; Mental Health support funding; vaccine update; Victoria’s restrictions   GREG HUNT: Good afternoon everybody. Today is a day of hope and support for not just Victorians but for all Australians. Six out of eight states and territories have had zero cases today. In…