Transcript – Sunrise Interview with David Koch

E&OE… Topics: COVID-19 testing; planning the easing of restrictions; contact tracing app; elective surgery; Personal Protective Equipment DAVID KOCH: For more, we’re joined by Health Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister, thanks for your time again this morning. GREG HUNT: Good morning. DAVID KOCH: Look, we have one of the most rigorous coronavirus testing systems in the…

Transcript – ABC News Breakfast Interview with Lisa Millar

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; flattening the curve; outbreak in north-west Tasmania; wet markets; social distancing restrictions; Job Seeker & Job Keeper packages   LISA MILLAR: Let’s get more and bring in the Federal Health Minister, Greg blunt- Hunt, from his electorate on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Minister, good morning.   I said blunt…

Transcript – A Current Affair Interview with Deborah Knight

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; flattening the curve; planning the ‘road out’; Australia’s healthcare workers.   DEBORAH KNIGHT:         Minister, thanks so much for joining us. Now, you pointed specifically to Easter as a crucial weekend for the country to get on top of coronavirus. How did we go?   GREG HUNT: Australians were travelling about…

Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Donating blood; COVID-10 updates; Coronavirus research and treatment funding announcement; APPRISE funding; Vaccinations; Current treatments; Superannuation, Social distancing restrictions; Outbreak in North Tasmania; Mental health of return travellers; ICU survival rates.   GREG HUNT: Cross Lifeblood, obviously one of the great blood supply institutions in the world, and it sits behind so…

$3 million to boost the national coordinated COVID-19 research response

The Australian Government will provide a further $3 million to support frontline health workers with training and information which will support the treatment of patients with coronavirus. $1 million in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) will transform the treatment and management of patients with severe coronavirus, delivering better patient outcomes. The CovED…