AMA and Australian Government Agree to Strengthening the MBS Review Process and Informed Financial Consent

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care         Dr Omar Khorshid Australian Medical Association President   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   8 June 2021   AMA and Australian Government agree to strengthening the MBS Review process and informed financial consent The Australian Government and the Australian Medical Association (AMA)…

Transcript – Doorstop – Mount Martha

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   6 June 2021   DOORSTOP MOUNT MARTHA   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout; Record Bulk Billing Rates; Perinatal Mental Health Support   GREG HUNT: Thank you very much for joining us today. I am joined by Professor Roderick McRae, who…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   31 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Update   GREG HUNT: Thank you very much to everybody for joining us today. I’m accompanied by Professor Michael Kidd, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, who has…

World No Tobacco Day 2021 – Helping More Australians Quit Smoking

With approximately 20,000 Australians dying each year from tobacco-related illness, the Australian Government is investing $3 million through Cancer Council Victoria towards a new national best practice support service for nicotine cessation to ensure these health professional have up-to-date evidence-based resources.   Additional initiatives in the 2021–22 Budget aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   30 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Update; Outbreak in Australia; Federal Government support for Victoria.   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to be joined today by Professor Brendan Murphy, the Secretary of the Department…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   28 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccine rollout, Victorian lockdown.   GREG HUNT: Good afternoon everyone. I’m joined by the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly, and the Head of the Vaccines Coordination Program, Commodore Eric…

Transcript – Interview – The Today Show

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   28 May 2021   INTERVIEW WITH KARL STEFANOVIC AND ALLISON LANGDON THE TODAY SHOW   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID vaccination update   KARL STEFANOVIC: Hey, Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now from Canberra. Minister, you’ve obviously never seen a more…