New COVID-19 oral treatment on PBS

From May 1, the second, prescription-only, COVID-19 oral treatment will be available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for Australians at high risk of developing severe COVID-19.   Paxlovid® (nirmatrelvir + ritonavir) is an oral anti-viral medicine which can be used by patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk of developing…

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Protecting Australian Workers from Dust Diseases

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash Attorney-General Minister for Industrial Relations   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   4 April 2022   The Morrison Government is investing an additional $11 million to better protect and improve supports for workers in dust generating industries and their families.…

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