$2.4 million to Improve Early Childhood Nutrition

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is investing $2.4 million to help parents, early childcare workers, GPs and other health professionals improve the nutrition of Australian children up to five years of age.   Our Government recognises the importance of establishing healthy eating…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

PRIME MINISTER: Good afternoon. I’m joined by the Minister for Health and the Chief Medical Officer. I’m also joined by the Minister for Indigenous Australians, and I’ll be making some remarks on the COVID situation very shortly. But, before I also do that, can I make a couple of remarks regarding the situation in Afghanistan. The…

New Headspace Services for Young Australians in Ocean Grove

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   Senator the Hon. Sarah Henderson Liberal Senator for Victoria   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   Young Australians across the Bellarine will now have easier access to…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, everyone. I’m joined by the Foreign Minister, the Health Minister and General Frewen, head of Operation COVID Shield. Before I come to the announcement today, I want to make a few remarks on Afghanistan. National Security Committee of Cabinet met yesterday to discuss a number of matters, this being the most serious…

Rapid Antigen Testing to be Rolled out in Sydney Aged Care Facilities

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government is providing COVID-19 rapid antigen testing (RAT) to residential aged care facilities in Greater Sydney, to further protect aged care residents, workers and their families.   The program will begin on Monday, 16 August at the Uniting…

Improving Health Outcomes for People with Intellectual Disability

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government has released the landmark National Roadmap for Improving the Health of People with Intellectual Disability, which aims to address the serious health inequities faced by people with intellectual disability.   Compared with the general population, people with…

Transcript – Interview – Jim Wilson, 2GB Drive

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   13 August 2021   INTERVIEW WITH JIM WILSON 2GB DRIVE   E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccine rollout   JIM WILSON: Now, the Prime Minister is speaking at a media briefing this afternoon and we’ll bring you any developments following that media conference…

Additional vaccines and support for regional NSW outbreak

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   To respond to the current outbreak in Far North New South Wales, the Australian Government will provide an additional 7,680 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses immediately for use in the eight affected local government areas, including Walgett.   Expected to arrive…

Transcript – Interview – Neil Mitchell, 3AW

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   10 August 2021   INTERVIEW WITH NEIL MITCHELL 3AW MORNINGS     E&OE…                       Topics: Victoria vaccination update, Moderna approved in Australia’s national COVID-19 vaccine roll out, compassionate lockdown exceptions, aged care.   NEIL MITCHELL: A new vaccine is available to…