Guaranteeing Medicare

  The Morrison Government is investing record funding in Medicare, providing more support to Australians as we face some of the greatest health challenges in a generation. Our commitment to Medicare is rock solid. We are investing $125.7 billion in Medicare over the forward estimates, an increase of over $6 billion since last year’s Budget. This…

Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   30 June 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE MELBOURNE   E&OE…                       Topics: Medical Research Future Fund; COVID19   PROFESSOR KATHRYN NORTH: Hi. My name is Kathryn North, I’m the director of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. I’d like to welcome you all…

Transcript – Interview – Danica De Giorgio, Sky News

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   30 June 2021   INTERVIEW WITH DANICA DE GIORGIO SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID vaccine rollout;   DANICA DE GIORGIO: Joining me now live to discuss the morning’s top stories is the Health Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister,…

$180 Million in Medical Research to Improve the Lives of Australians

The Morrison Government is investing $180 million in ground-breaking medical research projects around Australia to improve the lives of Australians and their loved ones.   Funded through the Government’s $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund, 106 medical research projects will receive funding to improve health outcomes, including for Australians with cancer, dementia, brain injuries, heart…

$18.7 Million For Ground-Breaking Stem Cell Research Projects

The Morrison Government is providing $18.7 million to 10 leading research institutions around Australia, to address illnesses facing many Australians and their families, including heart disease, COVID-19, epilepsy and childhood cancer.   The funding will be distributed among 17 projects to further work towards new treatments, diagnostic tools and therapies centred around stem cell use.…

Transcript – Interview – Jim Wilson, 2GB Drive

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   28 June 2021   INTERVIEW WITH JIM WILSON 2GB DRIVE   E&OE…                       Topics: State Lockdowns, COVID-19 Cases, Vaccination Rollout.   JIM WILSON: And the Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, is on the line this afternoon. Minister, welcome back to Drive.…

Transcript – Interview – Steve Price, Australia Today

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   28 June 2021   INTERVIEW WITH STEVE PRICE AUSTRALIA TODAY   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 situation in Australia   STEVE PRICE: There will be an emergency meeting of the Cabinet today, and the National Cabinet will be convened if the Prime…

Transcript – Doorstop – Mount Martha

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   27 June 2021   DOORSTOP MOUNT MARTHA   E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout; Recent COVID cases;   GREG HUNT:          Good afternoon, everybody. I’m joined by Dr Karen Price, the President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. And…

$12.9 Million for New Research to Improve Primary Health Care

The Morrison Government is investing $12.9 million in seven new research projects around Australia to use data to improve health outcomes for Australian patients.   Funded through the 2020 Primary Healthcare Research Data Infrastructure grants, a number of research institutions will receive funding to undertake projects that use new and existing data sets to improve…

New CEO to Lead Health and Welfare Data Agency

New CEO to lead health and welfare data agency   The Morrison Government welcomes the appointment of Mr Robert Heferen to lead the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).   With more than 30 years’ experience in the public service, Mr Heferen will take on the role of Chief Executive Officer from early July,…