Remarks – University of Melbourne 2018 Dean’s Lecture: The future of mental health policy

E&OE… Topics: The Turnbull Government’s mental health policies; the extension of the National Suicide Prevention Trial with a further $13 million investment; record mental health funding in the Budget. GREG HUNT: Thank you Professor Kapur for your kind words.  Good afternoon everyone. Early yesterday morning as I was thinking through today’s lecture, I heard the…

Draft National Action Plan for Endometriosis released for consultation

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 Australia earlier this year. This first draft of the National Action Plan for Endometriosis is now open for public consultation. I…

Better health outcomes through My Health Record

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 Government has developed a framework in consultation with consumers, clinicians, medical researchers, industry experts, privacy advocates and…