Landmark PBS Listing for Australians with Bowel Cancer

  The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is providing access to a new treatment through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to support around Australians who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, a type of bowel cancer.   In 2020, bowel cancer was the third…

Personal Protective Equipment for Primary Health Networks in Victoria

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 Greater Melbourne, Moorabool Shire, City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast Shire, Borough of Queenscliff…

More Support for Youth Mental Health in Victoria

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Hon. David Coleman MP Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is providing $3 million to support young Australians in Victoria, ensuring they can access mental health support if…

Additional Telehealth Support for Australians in COVID-19 Hotspots

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   15 July 2021   Additional telehealth support for Australians in COVID-19 hotspots   The Morrison Government is extending telehealth consultations for Australians in COVID-19 hotspots, ensuring they can continue to access their GP and look after their health.   From…

Childcare Gap-Fee Waiver for NSW Families in COVID-Affected Areas

MEDIA RELEASE Prime Minister, Minister for Education and Youth   The Morrison Government will provide additional support for New South Wales by allowing childcare services to waive gap-fees for parents keeping their children at home due to current COVID-19 restrictions. Under current NSW restrictions child care services can remain open to provide care for those…

$2 million to Improve Australia’s Lung Health

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is providing $2 million to improve education and training for Australian health practitioners to better diagnose, manage and care for people with lung conditions.   More than 7 million Australians are currently living with lung conditions. Chronic…

COVID-19 Mental Health Boost for New South Wales

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   The Hon. David Coleman MP Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Government is providing an additional $12.25 million to ensure the people of NSW, particularly those in Greater Sydney, can access…

Mornington Peninsula Manufacturer Awarded Federal Grant

THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   THE HON. CHRISTIAN PORTER MP Federal Member for Pearce Minister for Industry, Science and Technology   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   The Morrison Government is supporting local company Sealite Pty Ltd with a grant of $119,456 to increase its competitiveness…

Personal Protective Equipment for Primary Health Networks in Sydney

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, and other healthcare providers across Sydney who will continue to see their patients within their practices.   While telehealth consultations ensure that…

Dedicated National Referral and Support Service for People with Disability

THE HON. GREG HUNT MP Federal Member for Flinders Minister for Health and Aged Care   THE HON. ANNE RUSTON MP Minister for Families and Social Services Minister for Women’s Safety   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   People with disability across the Mornington Peninsula will be encouraged to interact with a new dedicated one-stop shop providing…