Turnbull Government supporting FFA bid to host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia

The Turnbull Government will support Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia. Australians love sport – it’s an important part of our culture and identity – and we have a proud history of hosting world-class sporting events. On the back of the successful Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC)…

Transcript – Canberra doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Medicinal cannabis, Coalition’s commitment to strong national security GREG HUNT: I'm going to make a brief statement about the vote in the Senate today to remove the safeguards and to remove the protections against unsafe medicinal cannabis. Let me say this, this is a deeply concerning and disappointing decision. Mr Shorten and others…

Supporting medical innovation to deliver better health for Australians

The Turnbull Government is providing $5.2 million to support researchers and small and medium start-up businesses to deliver innovative health and medical breakthroughs, and better health outcomes for Australians. For many years, Australia has had an enviable international reputation for delivering ground-breaking health and medical research outcomes that make a real difference to the lives…

Transcript – Press Conference Brisbane

E&OE… Topics: $5.2 million to support medical research and medical breakthroughs; Labor’s hospital funding lie IAN FRASER: My name is Professor Ian Fraser and I’m here in my capacity as chair of the Australian Medical Research Advisory Board, advisory to the Minister Greg Hunt on the use of the Medical Research Future Fund. And it’s…

Transcript – Doorstop Canberra

E&OE… Topics: Coalition’s commitment to public hospitals and private health insurance, Labor’s plan to scrap the private health insurance rebate. GREG HUNT: I just want to respond to a story in the papers this morning about private health insurance and public hospitals. The story does not reflect Government policy. It will not be Government policy.…