Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   15 January 2022   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: $10 million boost to increase participation in cancer screenings, Booster shots, Australian COVID-19 cases, vaccination levels.   GREG HUNT: Good morning everybody. I’m pleased to be joined today by Professor…

$10 million Boost to Increase Participation in Cancer Screenings

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   15 January 2022   $10 million boost to increase participation in cancer screenings   The Morrison Government is investing more than $10 million in medical research to identify new and innovative approaches to help increase participation in Australia’s breast, bowel…

$21.8 million to Turn Medical Research into Better Patient Care

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is investing more than $21 million to help turn vital medical research into better prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for patients.   The grants announced today will support projects targeting a range of health issues affecting Australians, including…

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   13 January 2022   $25.6 million investment to turbocharge Australian health projects   Investing in medical research projects with the potential to deliver better health outcomes to more Australians is a Government priority.   That is why the Morrison Government…

$44 million to Expand Australia’s Future Health and Medical Research Capability

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is investing in the future competitiveness of Australian health and medical research with more than $44 million for postgraduate scholarships, international collaboration and research infrastructure and equipment through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).  …

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   9 January 2022   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE… Topics: Omicron, COVID-19 vaccines; MRFF Rare Cancers funding              GREG HUNT: Well, good morning everybody. I’m joined today by the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd. And there are some important…

$63.4 Million for Rare Cancers and Rare Diseases Research

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Research into some of the world’s rarest forms of cancer and disease have received a boost, with the Morrison Government announcing 27 grant recipients under the 2021 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need (RCRDUN) grant opportunity.   The grants…

Government Prohibits Price Gouging on Rapid COVID Tests

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Hon. Karen Andrews MP Minister for Home Affairs   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government has introduced measures under the Biosecurity Act 2015 to prohibit price gouging and impose restrictions on the improper export of rapid antigen tests (RAT).   These…

New Program to Help Parents Support Their Child’s Mental Health

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Hon. David Coleman MP Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention   MEDIA RELEASE   Parents of young children will get help to build their parenting skills under a new Morrison Government-funded national program grant opportunity opening…