Digital transformation to deliver more timely medicines for Australians and improve patient safety

The Morrison Government is making significant digital reforms to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to cut red tape for more than 4,000 businesses applying to register medicines and medical devices each year, as part of its Deregulation Agenda which will also improve the timeliness of report on patient safety.   Our Government is investing $12…

Transcript – Today Show interview with Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic

E&OE… Topics: Lifting of restrictions in Victoria; Port dispute with unions; Travel bubble with New Zealand; Funding for children’s cancer research. ALLISON LANGDON: Pressure is mounting on the Victorian Government to lift restrictions faster after just five new cases were recorded. That’s a number not seen since the 12th of June. KARL STEFANOVIC: Federal Health…

World Pharmacists Day 2020: $25 million investment to improve the safe use of medicines through pharmacy

The Morrison Government will invest $25 million through the landmark Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) for research to improve the safe use of medicines and medicines intervention by pharmacists.   The new Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Medicine Use and Medicine Intervention by Pharmacists MRFF Grant Opportunity will support the Quality Use of Medicine and…

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…