FREE NATIONAL FLU VACCINATION PROGRAM FOR 2019 COMMENCES

I encourage Australians to get a flu shot as more than six million doses of influenza vaccine become available for free for eligible people through the Federal-Government funded National Immunisation Program (NIP). On the advice of the medical authorities vaccines are being distributed to states and territories and will be available from mid-April to help protect Australians against this…

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LABOR CAUGHT OUT POLITICISING THE FLU SEASON

The election is only hours old and already we have the most disgraceful health scare campaign from Labor – this time on the flu vaccination and children. It is utterly shameful that Daniel Andrews is politicising the flu season and we utterly reject the Victorian Labor Government’s assertion. Daniel Andrews has been caught out deliberately…

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$19.7 million National Men’s Health Strategy

The Liberal National Government will today launch the National Men’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 with more that $19 million to guide action over the decade to improve the health and wellbeing of every Australian man and boy.   We will release the National Men’s Health Strategy, which sets out a national approach to improving health outcomes…

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MEDIA STATEMENT

I am concerned about the recent increases in measles cases in Australia and want to make sure our community is well protected against this very serious disease. As at 5 April 2019, there had been 83 measles notifications in 2019, compared with 103 for the whole of 2018 and 81 for the whole of 2017.…

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