Transcript – Channel 9 News Interview with Peter Overton

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; schools; food supply   PETER OVERTON: With a sixth death today in Australia the Prime Minister has certainly taken the helm on battling the corona outbreak. But he is not a one-man band and right beside him is Health Minister, Greg Hunt.   I spoke to him earlier, and began…

Transcript – 3AW Interview with Tom Elliott

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; 97,000 new testing kits; guidelines on testing; indoor gatherings; schools; AFL.   TOM ELLIOTT: Alright, as promised, our next guest is the Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt.   Mr Hunt, good afternoon.   GREG HUNT: Good afternoon, Tom.   TOM ELLIOTT: Well, I know you’re extraordinarily busy, so I do…

Triple M Melbourne Interview with Mick Molloy & Anthony Lehmann

E&OE… Topics: Coronavirus update; food supplies; caring for our vulnerable MICK MOLLOY: That’s probably the most important hit-out we’ve had from the Prime Minister so far, pretty much a laying down the law address, and to talk through that and other issues we have Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, on the line now. I should…

ABC AM interview with Sabra Lane

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus test updates; Travel advice and border closures; 97,000 new testing kits; Testing criteria; School closures; Mass gatherings; Liberal Party donor tested positive; Has Minister Hunt been tested?   SABRA LANE:         The World Health Organization is encouraging countries to test, test, test, yet until now, Australia has strictly limited tests to people…

Today Show interview with Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; 97,000 new testing kits; Self-isolating; Vaccinations.   KARL STEFANOVIC: Well the world is racing to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus but in Australia, the number of people infected continues to rise with more than 400 confirmed cases across the nation.   ALLISON LANGDON: With Aussies now pushing for…

Sunrise interview with Natalie Barr

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; Mass gatherings; Doctor’s petition   NATALIE BARR: Well Australia’s National Cabinet has met overnight by video link to discuss the increasing coronavirus crisis. We’re joined now by Health Minister Greg Hunt. Morning to you.   GREG HUNT: Good morning Nat.   NATALIE BARR: Are gatherings at pubs, cafes and cinemas…

A Current Affair interview with Tracey Grimshaw

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; School closures; Mass gatherings.   TRACY GRIMSHAW: I’m joined now by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt from Melbourne. Minister, thanks for your time.   Most parents will tell you that they’ve never been sicker in their lives since they had kids because they get every cold, flu and gastro bug…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 impacts on Australia; Expanding telehealth; Vaccines update; New masks; Test kits; Sports clubs cancelling games; Lockdowns; Aged care; Childcare and schools.   GREG HUNT: I recognise the importance and the gravity of the challenge, not just Australia but the world faces with regards to coronavirus.   We know that over 150…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…   Topics: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research; COVID-19 response; European travel ban consideration; Mass gatherings; Major events/Grand Prix; Federal Government economic package; US travel ban   DOUG HILTON: It’s great to see so many people interested in our new drug discovery centre. It’s fantastic. It’s good to welcome you to the…

A new plan to tackle kidney disease

The Morrison Government has today launched the National Strategic Action Plan for Kidney Disease and awarded $3.5 million in funding to organisations to take immediate action.   1.7 million Australian adults are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, however less than 10 per cent are aware they have the condition.   In 2017, 17,000 Australians…