Additional vaccines and support for regional NSW outbreak

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   To respond to the current outbreak in Far North New South Wales, the Australian Government will provide an additional 7,680 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses immediately for use in the eight affected local government areas, including Walgett.   Expected to arrive…

Mornington Centrelink to Stay Permanently Open

THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   SENATOR THE HON. LINDA REYNOLDS CSC Senator for Western Australia Minister for National Disability Insurance Scheme and Government Services     MEDIA RELEASE     Mornington residents will continue to have local access to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support…

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Use in Australia

MEDIA RELEASE Prime Minister, Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has today provided provisional approval of the Moderna vaccine for use in Australian adults. The provisional approval of Moderna’s vaccine means it has met all the TGA’s strict standards of safety, quality and efficacy for use in people aged…

Additional COVID-19 Treatment for Australia

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   8 August 2021   Additional COVID-19 treatment for Australia   Australians are set to have access to a new treatment for COVID-19, in addition to the continuously expanding vaccine rollout.   The Australian Government has secured an initial shipment of…

On-site Vaccinations for Aged Care and Disability Workers

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government is supporting primary care COVID-19 vaccination providers to offer vaccinations to residential aged care and disability support workers through dedicated workplace-based clinics.   As part of ensuring residential aged care workers can access a COVID-19 vaccine ahead…

$300 million for Closing the Gap Indigenous Health Measures

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP Minister for Indigenous Australians   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   To support the Commonwealth’s first Closing the Gap Implementation Plan, the Morrison Government is investing over $300 million in health infrastructure and support to ensure Aboriginal and Torres…

Supporting Seniors with More Residential Care Places

  THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   SENATOR THE HON. RICHARD COLBECK Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services Minister for Sport   MEDIA RELEASE   Senior Australians across the Mornington Peninsula will benefit with additional residential care places from the single largest investment…

Lymphoma Patients to Benefit from New Cancer Therapy

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Australians suffering from a rare type of blood cancer will now have access to a highly specialised CAR-T cell therapy, as the Morrison Government continues to invest in medical breakthroughs and new therapies that save lives and improve lives.  …