Press Conference – Parliament House – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Novel coronavirus, 58,000 type 1 diabetics to have free access to new glucose monitoring device; Sports Grants.   GREG HUNT: Good morning everybody, and thank you for joining us. I’m joined by Commissioner Mike Outram the head of Border Force and Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy to provide an update on…

Update on Novel Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.   Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said “The WHO has advised that all countries should be prepared for containment, including active surveillance, early detection, isolation and case management, contact tracing and prevention of onward spread of…

Press Conference – Parliament House – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Update on novel coronavirus   GREG HUNT: We wanted to give you an update on coronavirus and preparations both within Australia and globally, particularly in light of the World Health Organization declaration overnight that this is a public health emergency of international concern.   A declaration which was expected and anticipated and,…

Doorstop – Sydney

E&OE…                       Topics: Funding for mental health initiatives; coronavirus update   RACHEL GREEN: Thanks everyone for joining us here today. My name’s Rachel. I’m the CEO of Independent Community Living Australia. Really pleased to welcome you all here.   Before we begin, I’d just like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which…