John Wylie reappointed as Australian Sports Commission Chair

I am delighted to announce the reappointment of Mr John Wylie as Chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) board for a further three years. The ASC board is responsible for the performance of the Commission, which coordinates the Government’s contribution to the sports sector from grassroots through to high performance. Mr Wylie has been…

Sunrise interview with Monique Wright

E&OE… Topics: Childcare ban for unvaccinated children MONIQUE WRIGHT: Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now from Melbourne. Good morning to you, thanks for being with us Minister. GREG HUNT: And good morning. MONIQUE WRIGHT: So talk us through what’s wrong with the State Government’s current approach to vaccinating kids. We have about 93…

Weekend Today interview with Deborah Knight

E&OE… Topics: Childcare ban for unvaccinated children; WA election DEBORAH KNIGHT: Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now from the Mount Martha Lifesaving Club in Victoria. A gorgeous morning there Minister, good morning to you. GREG HUNT: It is indeed, good morning Deb. DEBORAH KNIGHT: Now this is a tough approach, what have you…

Speech – Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference

Introduction Good morning, to Kos Sclavos (APP chairman), George Tambassis (National President, Pharmacy Guild of Australia), Pharmacists, Pharmacy professionals, ladies and gentlemen. This is my first Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and I am very pleased to be here, and very impressed. It’s a huge event and it reflects the importance of pharmacy in today’s health…

Turnbull Government supports female sporting leaders

The Turnbull Government is backing the next generation of female leaders in sport with the launch of a new initiative aimed at encouraging more participation throughout Australia and a greater representation at the elite level. Minister for Sport, Greg Hunt, and Minister for Women, Michaelia Cash, today marked International Women’s Day by naming 18 successful…

First licence granted for commercially grown medicinal cannabis in Australia

Access to medicinal cannabis has taken another major step forward today with first licence being granted for an Australian company to grow and harvest medicinal cannabis. This major development will lead to improved access to domestically produced medicinal cannabis products for Australian patients. The Department of Health’s Office of Drug Control has issued the licence…

RN Drive interview with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE… Topics: Medicare; mental health; importance of vaccinations; ‘No Jab, No Pay’; One Nation; My Health Records PATRICIA KARVELAS: Greg Hunt is the Health Minister, welcome back to RN Drive. GREG HUNT: And good afternoon Patricia. PATRICIA KARVELAS: Do you think Pauline Hanson should retract her comments on immunisation? GREG HUNT: Look, I do think…

Trades Skills Centre opens for Western Port students

Federal Member for Flinders Greg Hunt was delighted to officially open the Trades Skills Centre at Western Port Secondary College today. “This $1.1million facility will assist in up-skilling young people in the trades sector so they are able to take up local employment opportunities in Hastings and the surrounding area,” Mr Hunt said. The state-of-the-art…