Speech – Association Of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) Dinner

E&OE…                       Topics: World HIV/Aids Day; CliniKids Autism Centre; Australian medical contributions; Long Term National Health Plan; funding for medical research and critical infrastructure; Indigenous health; Suicide prevention grants; ovarian cancer grants.   GREG HUNT: Thanks very much to Bernie, to Jonathan Carapetis, to the amazing array of people in this room tonight.   And…

Speech – Medicines Australia PharmAus 2019

E&OE…                       Topics: PharmAus 2019; Medicines listings; Mental health; Clinical Trials.   GREG HUNT: Thanks very much to Liz and to Anna for your leadership of Medicines Australia; to all of you who are involved in the great stages and processes of bringing new medicines to Australia, whether on the research side, whether on the…

6PR interview with Jane Marwick

E&OE…                       Topics: $185 million for dementia and ageing medical research; CAR-T Therapy; private healthcare premiums; pill testing at festivals   JANE MARWICK: So a couple of big announcements from the federal Health Minister who joins me now. He is Greg Hunt. Minister, good morning, welcome to the program.   GREG HUNT: And good morning…

Remarks – University of Melbourne 2018 Dean’s Lecture: The future of mental health policy

E&OE… Topics: The Turnbull Government’s mental health policies; the extension of the National Suicide Prevention Trial with a further $13 million investment; record mental health funding in the Budget. GREG HUNT: Thank you Professor Kapur for your kind words.  Good afternoon everyone. Early yesterday morning as I was thinking through today’s lecture, I heard the…

Address at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science Dinner

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, fellow parliamentarians, members of the science and research communities, and to our teachers and our students. It’s my great pleasure to join you tonight in recognising the achievements of the very best of Australian scientists, innovators and science educators. I couldn’t agree more with the Prime Minister about the vital role…