Personal Protective Equipment for Primary Health Networks in Queensland

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government has today announced significant quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be made available for GPs, community pharmacies and other healthcare providers across south east Queensland who need to see their patients within their practices. This decision…

Reducing the Cost of Medicines Through New PBS Listings

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   From August 1, the Morrison Government is listing a number of new medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to support thousands of Australians with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), high cholesterol and chronic migraine.   Australians patients with spinal muscular…

Eliminating Black Spots Across the Mornington Peninsula

THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Motorists across the Mornington Peninsula are receiving a major road safety boost with the Morrison Government announcing it will invest over $3.2 million toward two projects under the 2021–22 Black Spot Program.   In Rye and…

$3.3 million to Support Australians Living with a Rare Disease

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   27 July 2021   $3.3 million to support Australians living with a rare disease   The Morrison Government is providing $3.3 million to support the approximate two million Australians living with a rare disease, providing them with support, raise awareness…

Australia Secures Additional Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine for 2022 and 2023

MEDIA RELEASE Prime Minister, Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Morrison Government has secured an additional 85 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, providing access to additional booster vaccinations that will protect Australians in the future. Through continued engagement with Pfizer-BioNTech, the Government has secured 60 million doses in 2022, and 25…

Supporting Small Business Across The Mornington Peninsula

THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   THE HON. JOSH FRYDENBERG MP Federal Member for Kooyong Treasurer   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is continuing to secure the Mornington Peninsula and Australia’s recovery from COVID-19 with key measures enacted since the start of July to…

TGA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds

  The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout has taken another step forward with the Pfizer vaccine being approved for use in children aged 12 to 15 years.   The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has thoroughly, and independently, assessed the domestic and international…

More Community Pharmacies and Additional GPs to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Thousands of community pharmacies and additional GPs across Australia will be invited to join the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.   This additional workforce will be brought on board to support pharmacies and GPs already delivering COVID-19 vaccines in cities, regional, rural…

Arm Yourself Against COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Residents across the Mornington Peninsula are being encouraged to “Arm Yourself”, in a major new advertising campaign to promote the COVID-19 vaccinations.   This new campaign features a variety of people with a band aid on…