Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   10 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccination rollout, COVID-19 cases     GREG HUNT: Well welcome everybody to the Commonwealth Department of Health and I’m delighted to be here with Commodore Young today, and we’ve been…

$354 million to support the health and wellbeing of Australia’s women

The Morrison Government is investing $353.9 million over the next four years as part of the 2021-22 Budget to support women’s health, including funding for cervical and breast cancer, endometriosis and reproductive health.   This significant investment builds on our Government’s commitment to implementing the five priority areas of the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020–2030…

Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   5 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE MELBOURNE   E&OE…                       Topics: Update on COVID-19 cases and vaccination rollout   TONY BARTONE: Thank you everyone for joining us today. It’s a privilege to host the honourable Minister for Health, Minister Greg Hunt…

GPs to get increased supplies of COVID-19 vaccines

In a major boost to the COVID-19 vaccination program, the Australian Government is ramping up the weekly number of doses of AstraZeneca being provided to general practices across Australia.   With deliveries commencing next week, participating general practices which have been receiving 50 doses per week, will now receive 150 doses per week, and general…

Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care TRANSCRIPT   PRESS CONFERENCE MELBOURNE   3 May 2021     Topics: COVID-19 vaccination rollout     KAREN GERZENSTEIN: I’m Karen Gerzenstein, CEO, and we at Hastings Family Medical Centre would like to thank Minister Hunt and team for visiting us today.   We…

Australian Childhood Immunisation Rates Continue to Break Records

Australian parents continue to show their confidence in vaccinations, with record rates of childhood immunisations in the first quarter of 2021   For the fourth consecutive quarter, the coverage rate for five year olds has increased to a historic 95.22 per cent.   This surpasses our national aspiration of 95 per cent, and gives Australia…

Australian Childhood Immunisation Rates Continue to Break Records

Australian parents continue to show their confidence in vaccinations, with record rates of childhood immunisations in the first quarter of 2021   For the fourth consecutive quarter, the coverage rate for five year olds has increased to a historic 95.22 per cent.   This surpasses our national aspiration of 95 per cent, and gives Australia…

Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care TRANSCRIPT   PRESS CONFERENCE MELBOURNE      30 April 2021     Topics: New treatment for Dravet Syndrome on the PBS, Phase 2A of the vaccine rollout, travel restrictions.   DAMIAN FERRIE: Well, good afternoon everyone and it’s my great pleasure to welcome you…