Interview with Charles Croucher – Weekend Today

E&OE…                        Topics: Affordable access to new life-changing cancer medicines CHARLES CROUCHER: The Federal Government has announced it’ll invest more than $300 million in a bid to make life-saving cancer drugs more affordable.  We’re joined now by Health Minister Greg Hunt to explain. Minister, good…

Interview with Alex Hart – Weekend Sunrise

E&OE…                        Topics: Affordable access to new life-changing cancer medicines ALEX HART: The Federal Government has revealed revolutionary new cancer medication will be made available to hundreds of Australians in the New Year.  Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us for more on this announcement. Minister,…

$10 million funding boost for Tokyo 2020 athletes

The Turnbull Government will boost high performance sport funding with an additional $10 million as part of a targeted drive towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The extra investment will be injected across 18 Olympic and Paralympic sporting disciplines, supporting hundreds of athletes bound for Tokyo 2020. The Turnbull Government has previously boosted…

Australia’s Military Heroes Honoured as Government Grants Boost Local Community Commemorative Projects

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt MP today announced Government funding for three local projects to honour Australia’s wartime history. Minster Hunt said three Flinders community groups would receive a combined $5875 for projects as part of the Australian Government’s Saluting Their Service grants program. “It’s important that our community continues to honour the service…

New national plasma agreement ensures supply for Australian patients

The Federal Coalition Government has guaranteed the provision of a safe, secure and affordable supply of plasma products and services with the signing of an important new agreement. The National Blood Authority has executed a new national contract with CSL Behring Australia for the manufacture and supply of fractionated blood plasma products. Plasma products are…

2GB Saturday Mornings interview with Luke Grant

E&OE… Topics: Private patients in public hospitals; same-sex marriage. LUKE GRANT:        The Federal Minister for Health is Greg Hunt and he’s on the line. Greg, good to talk again, mate, and Merry Christmas to you. GREG HUNT: And good morning, Luke, and good morning to everybody who’s listening. LUKE GRANT:     …

Kristina Keneally continues to peddle Labor’s lies

Once again today we see Kristina Keneally continuing to make baseless claims about Medicare – and forgetting her appalling track record as Premier. It’s hardly surprising from the protégé of Obeid and Tripodi. The reality is you simply can’t believe anything Keneally says about health. Let’s look at some facts: Bulk billing rates in Bennelong…

Time for action on endometriosis

The Turnbull Government will create the first National Action Plan for Endometriosis, providing much needed support for women who face this often misunderstood medical condition.  The Plan will seek to improve the treatment, understanding and awareness of endometriosis, which affects around one in ten Australian women.  It will be developed in collaboration with the Australian…