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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…

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Taking the Pressure off High Blood Pressure

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is investing $40.5 million for a new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item to improve the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).   From 1 November, Australians will be able to claim rebates for ambulatory blood…

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Call for new Advisers on Mental Health Research

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE     The Australian Government is calling on the nation’s best and brightest mental health researchers, clinicians, implementation experts, and consumer and carer representatives to help inform the future of research in this vital area.   Expressions of interest are invited…

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