Transcript – Today Show interview with Allison Langdon

E&OE…                       Topics: Melbourne lockdown; Pause on International Flights into Melbourne; Potential for further restrictions in NSW.   LISA MILLAR: Well, for more on the situation in Victoria, Health Minister Greg Hunt joins me now from Melbourne. Good morning, Minister. Is this going to work or do we have to prepare ourselves for lockdown 3.0?…

Transcript – ABC News Breakfast interview with Lisa Millar

E&OE…                       Topics: Melbourne lockdown; Pause on International Flights into Melbourne; Potential for further restrictions in NSW.   LISA MILLAR: Well, for more on the situation in Victoria, Health Minister Greg Hunt joins me now from Melbourne. Good morning, Minister. Is this going to work or do we have to prepare ourselves for lockdown 3.0?…

Transcript – The Project interview with Waleed Aly and Gorgi Coghlan

E&OE…                       Topics: Melbourne lockdown; Travellers to Melbourne airport not screened; NSW and Victoria border closure; Masks.   WALEED ALY: Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt definitely is a Victorian, any way you cut it. He is in Melbourne tonight and joins us now. Minister, three cases in the ACT tonight.   GREG HUNT: Thanks for…

Transcript – 3AW interview with Stephen Quartermain and Kate Stevenson

E&OE…                       Topics: federal government support for Victoria re coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne.   STEPHEN QUARTERMAIN: As we know Victoria is going into lockdown again tomorrow – Mark II. So we thought we’d go straight to the top to find out what’s going on.   Let’s welcome the Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt. Good…

Transcript – Sky News interview with Chris Kenny

E&OE…                       Topics: Victorian COVID-19 outbreak; Mass gatherings; COVIDSafe app; Border closure.   CHRIS KENNY: Let’s go to Melbourne now and catch up with the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt.   Greg Hunt, thanks so much for joining this on what’s a very difficult day for your portfolio and for everyone in Victoria. Has your…

Medicare bulk-billing rate remains high at 86.1 per cent

Over the past 12 months, 86.1% of Australians did not have to pay to visit their GP. Figures for the past 12 months show: • An increase of more than 5.5 million free bulk-billed GP visits compared to the same period last year • The number of fully subsidised services across Medicare rose with an…

Transcript – Today Show interview with Karl Stefanovic

E&OE… Topics: Outbreak in Melbourne; COVID-19 update; Public housing lockdowns; Possibility of complete lockdown in Victoria. KARL STEFANOVIC: Okay. Let’s bring in now, Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. Greg, thank you for your time this morning. GREG HUNT: Good morning, Karl and Ally. KARL STEFANOVIC: We just heard there, it is a terrible situation that…

Transcript – ABC News Breakfast interview with Lisa Millar

E&OE… Topics: support for Victoria Government re coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne; NSW and Victorian border closure; Regional communities. LISA MILLAR: Let’s bring in the Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister, good morning, welcome to Breakfast. GREG HUNT: Good morning, Lisa. LISA MILLAR: Lots to get through this morning so we’ll crack on. Is it out…

Transcript – Sky News interview with Peter Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: Lockdown in Melbourne Hotspots; Failures in Hotel Quarantine; Mandatory testing; Close the Gap Draft Report.   PETER STEFANOVIC:      Well joining me now is Health Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister, good morning to you. Thanks so much for joining us.   So, first of all, what’s your reaction to those developments that are on…

Better protection against meningococcal and pneumococcal diseases

The National Immunisation Program (NIP) has been amended from 1 July 2020 to improve protection for those most at risk against the potentially fatal meningococcal disease.   For the first time, the Meningococcal B vaccine (Bexsero®) is being made available for free to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants under two years, who are almost…