National Plan for elite sport and participation

Today I invite all Australians and the sporting community to play a part in shaping the Turnbull Government‘s new National Sport Plan. The Plan will be a long-term strategy for the whole of sport and will examine four key pillars of participation, performance, prevention through physical activity, and integrity. A national lottery, to be developed…

Transcript – 3AW interview with Ross and John

E&OE… Topics: Launch of the National Sport Plan ROSS STEVENSON: Greg Hunt is the Minister for Sport, Minister good morning to you. GREG HUNT: And good morning guys. ROSS STEVENSON: So are we going to mirror that, we’re going to have our own lottery are we? GREG HUNT: Well that’s what I’d like to see,…

Transcript – Canberra press conference

E&OE… Topics: Launch of the National Sport Plan; Labor’s split on funding the NDIS GREG HUNT: Thanks very much to Kate, to Matt and Craig, to Lynn, to Michael, to Shelly, to Matt Favier and all of the magnificent staff here at the Institute. There could barely be a more Australian thing than to love…

Transcript – Sky News interview with Ashleigh Gillon

E&OE… Topics: National Sport Plan; Labor’s spilt over the Medicare levy; same sex marriage ASHLEIGH GILLON: Earlier, I spoke with the Minister for Health and Sport, GREG HUNT. I started by asking him if the Government is willing to compromise and change the point at which the increased Medicare levy kicks in. Right now, it’s…

Transcript – 2GB interview with Steve Price

E&OE… Topics: 75th anniversary event of the “Forgotten People” speech by Sir Robert Menzies; National Sport Plan; STEVE PRICE: Joining me in the studio two Victorian federal MPs, both cabinet ministers, Greg Hunt who is of course the Health Minister and Minister for Sport who’s been talking about his sports lottery today. Welcome. GREG HUNT:…

More support for Men’s Sheds across Australia

The Turnbull Government is providing funding for 105 Men’s Sheds across Australia to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of men in our communities. A total of 123 grants totalling $400,000 have been awarded to Sheds across Australia. This is an important program for men in the community to connect with each other,…

Delivering $33 million to help fund our next medical breakthrough

The Turnbull Government will provide $33 million to fund world-leading medical research trials and fellowships, supporting doctors and scientists to uncover the next breakthrough and improve the health of all Australians. The funding will provide doctors, nurses and medical researchers with necessary tools to test their research in a clinical environment while safely speeding up…

New pathology centre delivers for Bunbury

Patients at Bunbury Regional Hospital are receiving faster diagnosis and an improved range of treatments as a result of the hospital’s redeveloped pathology centre. The Federal Coalition Government provided $4.8 million for the redevelopment, which more than tripled the size of the PathWest pathology centre’s testing capacity. The new pathology laboratory has enabled the hospital…

New headspace centre for Mandurah

The Turnbull Government will establish a new headspace in Mandurah to provide mental health services to young people in the region. Federal Member for Canning Andrew Hastie said young people in the local area faced many challenges and this new service would provide a significant boost of support. “The establishment of a headspace in Mandurah…

Transcript – Bunbury doorstop

E&OE… Topics: $4.8 million new pathology centre at Bunbury Regional Hospital; Budget; PBS listings; WA shark policy NOLA MARINO: Well, I think it’s just fantastic to have the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt here in the southwest of Western Australia, particularly in this wonderful laboratory and the investment of the Federal Government in this. GREG…