Australia’s third centre for innovation in regional health recognises Northern Queensland’s leadership in research based health care

Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre in North Queensland has become the third Centre for Innovation in Regional Health accredited by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).   The Centre has demonstrated research excellence and leadership in research based clinical care and training, in addressing the region’s healthcare needs.   The Minister for Health,…

Transcript – ABC News Breakfast with Madeleine Morris

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus Update; Legislative changes;   MADELEINE MORRIS: Let’s speak now to the federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, he joins us from Canberra. Good morning to you, Minister.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Mads.   MADELEINE MORRIS: Lots to get through this morning, so let’s start with the first human-to-human transmission of that…

Update on COVID-19 in Australia

Australia now has a total of 30 confirmed cases of COVID-19, following three additional cases of people with direct links to Iran.   The latest confirmed case is in Tasmania, a 40 year old man who has recently returned from Iran.   This follows the first death of an Australian with COVID-19 infection early yesterday.…

Transcript – Press Conference – Parliament House – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 updates; travel bans;   GREG HUNT: Joined by the Chief Medical Officer (inaudible) update on coronavirus globally, nationally, and additional responses.   At the global level, the number of cases has now exceeded 88,000; that’s diagnosed. Obviously, we recognise that is the formal number, and that in parts of the world…