Transcript – Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE… Topics: $563.4m aged care support announcement; Coronavirus update; One worker one site in Victoria; University of Queensland research; Medicare levy; Data on aged care workers; Aged care commission facility visits; State borders; Victorian pathway out; Senate committee; 41 deaths in Victoria; Craig Kelly comments on Hydroxychloroquine; Treasurer’s comments on Victorian outbreak; Has Senator Colbeck…

New hope for Australian leukaemia and lymphoma patients with key treatment option listed on PBS

A key new cancer treatment has just become more accessible for Australians fighting specific forms of leukaemia and lymphoma, thanks to the Morrison Government’s listing of Calquence® on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). On September 1, Calquence® (acalabrutinib) will be listed on the PBS for the first time for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia…

Transcript – Sunrise interview with David Koch

E&OE… Topics: Vaccine for COVID-19; Australia’s Vaccine Agreement; New funding for COVID-19 clinical trials. DAVID KOCH: Now, the Prime Minister has clarified that any potential coronavirus vaccine would not be made compulsory but will be strongly encouraged. Joining me now is Health Minister Greg Hunt from his own isolation in Canberra. Minister, obviously the success…