Additional Support for Australian Men Battling Prostate Cancer

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE From 1 November 2021, Australian men with prostate cancer will have access to a new medication at an affordable price, thanks to the Morrison Government.   Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men in Australia and the third…

New and Amended PBS Listings to Help Thousands of Australians

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   30 October 2021   New and amended PBS listings to help thousands of Australians   From 1 November 2021, Australians with a respiratory illness, early onset puberty and blood cancer will have improved access to subsidised medicines through new and…

Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   TRANSCRIPT   29 October 2021   PRESS CONFERENCE MELBOURNE   E&OE…                       Topics: New funding to support COVID-19 cases at home; COVID-19 vaccination rollout;   GREG HUNT: Well, welcome everybody. I’m joined today by Dr Karen Price, the President of the Royal Australian…

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…