Transcript – Press Conference – Parliament House – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 updates; travel bans;   GREG HUNT: Joined by the Chief Medical Officer (inaudible) update on coronavirus globally, nationally, and additional responses.   At the global level, the number of cases has now exceeded 88,000; that’s diagnosed. Obviously, we recognise that is the formal number, and that in parts of the world…

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Transcript – Press Conference – Parliament House – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 updates; travel bans;   GREG HUNT: Joined by the Chief Medical Officer (inaudible) update on coronavirus globally, nationally, and additional responses.   At the global level, the number of cases has now exceeded 88,000; that’s diagnosed. Obviously, we recognise that is the formal number, and that in parts of the world…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Government strengthens support for melanoma patients, coronavirus situation update.   GREG HUNT: Thank you everybody for joining us here at Frankston Hospital. It’s a hospital I know very well. Not only have many members of my family been treated here, but my mother was a nurse here, my parents met here and…

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Today Show interview with Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus threat, travel bans   ALLISON LANGDON: With Australia recording its first fatality from coronavirus and more cases confirmed every day, the threat of an outbreak appears more imminent than ever.   KARL STEFANOVIC: So what is Australia doing to prepare? For more, we’re joined by Health Minister Greg Hunt. Minister, good…

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Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: COAG Health Council; Coronavirus update; More contraceptive choice for Australian women.   NATASHA FYLES: Natasha Fyles, Northern Territory Health Minister and chair of COAG.   We’ve had a very cognitive and constructive meeting this morning. The key agenda items have of course been the coronavirus and the Federal Minister and (inaudible) an…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Darwin

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus; Diamond Princess Evacuation; Howard Springs Temporary Quarantine Facility   NATASHA FYLES: So we presently have AUSMAT staff who are on the ground in Japan and we also have other members of the AUSMAT team that are in the air and will be in Japan later today, preparing to bring these Australian…

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Sunrise interview with David Koch

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus; Potential for another evacuation;    DAVID KOCH: Now the Government is still working on a plan to evacuate Aussies on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.   The infectious disease expert has travelled to Yokohama where the cruise ship is docked to assess the situation.   It’s expected the…

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