Transcript – Interview with Liam Bartlett – 6PR

E&OE…                       Subjects: Labor’s rehashed health announcement, Medicare, Speculation on the next Health Minister, Retirement    LIAM BARTLETT: Now the Opposition have been out and about on the campaign trail today, Anthony Albanese using a major health policy to rollout 50 emergency clinics across the country in an effort too to regain control of his…

Transcript – Interview with Ray Hadley – 2GB

E&OE…                       Subjects: Labor’s rehashed health announcement, Morrison government’s record investment in health    RAY HADLEY: It’s good to have your company, we go straight to the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, he’s on the line. Minister, good morning to you.   GREG HUNT: And good morning, Ray.   RAY HADLEY: Well, I thought, as…

Sod turned on Sydney Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre

World-leading treatment, care and support for young Australians battling cancer is now a step closer, with the sod turned on the Sydney Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre site in Randwick. Funded in part by the Morrison Government, the $658 million redevelopment will house a state-of-the-art paediatric hospital and research facility, transforming child and adolescent health by…

Labor stumble again on health policy

Labor has again been caught out on health policy in the election campaign.   Today’s announcement from Mr Albanese on Telehealth ignores the medical advice and risks rural health services.   It comes after the Government’s reforms led to record Telehealth psychiatric consultations in January and February this year – up 33% prior to the…

Australian research to support children with Mitochondrial disease

Leading Australian researchers will receive $15 million from the Morrison Government to determine the safety, efficacy and feasibility of implementing mitochondrial donation reproductive technology following the passing of Maeve’s Law.   Mitochondrial diseases are genetic, often inherited disorders that are debilitating and can be fatal. In Australia, approximately one child each week is born with…