Transcript – Press Conference – Brisbane

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   19 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE BRISBANE   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update, vaccination rollout.   ROSS VASTA: Hello. Wonderful to be here at Ronald McDonald House. And I’m joined by the CEO, John. And I’m also here with the Federal…

Additional Support for Sick Kids and Their Families in Queensland

Families of sick children across Queensland will have better access to much-needed accommodation and support through the newly refurbished Ronald McDonald House in South Brisbane.   The Australian Government invested $2.57 million to renovate and modify areas of Ronald McDonald House, which will be a life saver for regional and Far North Queensland families of…

$26.8 Million Investment to Support Young Australians

The Australian Government is continuing our support for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young Australians with a $26.8 million investment in Yourtown’s Kids Helpline.   Caring for the mental health and wellbeing of Australians, particularly children and young people, remains one of the Australian Government’s highest priorities.   It is estimated that…

National Action Plan to Ease Chronic Pain for Australians

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   Senator Wendy Askew Senator for Tasmania   MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government has today launched its National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management, providing Australians living with chronic pain access to the care and support they need.   Providing a whole-of-care approach,…

Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   17 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE MELBOURNE   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID vaccination program.   GREG HUNT: Hi everybody and I’m delighted to be here at the Eramosa Family Medical Centre in Somerville joined obviously by Commodore Eric Young, who’s the…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   13 May 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccination update   GREG HUNT: Good morning everybody. I’m joined by Professor Brendan Murphy, amongst other things, the head of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group on Vaccines.   And…

Australia secures Moderna vaccines

The Australian Government has secured 25 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to further diversify our vaccine portfolio as well as provide access to a booster or variant vaccine should this be required in the future. As confirmed in the 2021-22 Budget, the Government will commence an approach to market for mRNA manufacturing capacity…