Supporting and Strengthening Primary Care as Australia Opens Up

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government is taking further steps to support and strengthen the health system as we open up to living with COVID-19 under phases B and C of the National Plan to transition Australia’s National COVID Response, as agreed by…

Transcript – Interview with Jim Wilson, 2GB Drive

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   27 October 2021   INTERVIEW WITH JIM WILSON 2GB DRIVE   E&OE…                       Topics: Booster shots, rapid antigen tests; quarantine policy for tennis players     JIM WILSON: Big news today for those of you who are fully vaccinated. Booster shots…

Transcript – Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News Afternoon Agenda

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   27 October 2021   INTERVIEW WITH KIERAN GILBERT SKY NEWS AFTERNOON AGENDA   E&OE…                       Topics: Booster Shots, Rapid Antigen Testing, Emissions Reduction.   KIERAN GILBERT: Australia’s medicine regulator has approved Pfizer booster shots for those over 18. The approval paves…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   27 October 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: TGA approves Pfizer booster shot roll out, vaccination shots prepared for 5-11 year olds   GREG HUNT: And good morning everyone.   I’m delighted to be joined by Professor John…

TGA Approval for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   27 October 2021   The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 18 years and older.   The TGA approval means that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been found safe and…

Making it Easier for Senior Australians to Access and Navigate Aged Care

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services Minister for Sport   Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme Minister for Government Services   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is…

Record Female Representation on new NHMRC Council

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government has announced the membership of the Council of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).   The new Council will play a key role in supporting the NHMRC in its mission of building a healthy Australia.…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   24 October 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA   E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccination rates, PR Campaign, climate change     GREG HUNT:          And good morning. I’m joined by Lieutenant-General Frewen to give an update on the Covishield rollout, but also the…

Australia launches latest COVID-19 vaccine Communications Campaign

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The next phase of the Australian Government’s vaccine communication campaign launches today, with the message ‘we’re almost there Australia’, reminding people that with increasing vaccinations we are able to return to a more normal, free life.   Whilst we have…

New help for Australians on the IVF Journey

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is giving Australians new support on their IVF journey, providing Medicare rebates for testing services that can help prevent them passing serious genetic disorders onto their child.   Until now, people who know they are carriers of…