Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: $200 million for cancer medicines on the PBS; New dedicated Medicare item for heart health checks   DOUG HILTON: My name is Doug Hilton, I’m Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and I’d like to welcome you all today to a wonderful set of announcements.   I’d like to begin…

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Today interview with Allison Langdon

E&OE…                       Topics: $200 million to list new cancer treatments on the PBS; the creation of a Medicare item for heart health checks from April 1; Julie Bishop   ALLISON LANGDON: Well, the Federal Government will today announce $200 million to list breakthrough new cancer medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. And for more we’re…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…   Topics: $38.6 million for rare cancer and diseases clinical trials   GREG HUNT: I’m really thrilled and delighted to be here at Monash Health today.   I mean what an amazing institution is the broader hospital district, and then the Monash Hospital and the Monash Kids, together they represent the absolute best of…

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Today interview with Allison Langdon

E&OE…                       Topics: New $662 million aged care package to support senior Australians; aged care royal commission; retiree’s tax; federal election.   ALLISON LANGDON: Well, the Government has just announced a massive funding boost for the aged care sector meaning elderly residents will be able to stay at home for longer.   A massive $662…

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Doorstop – Mandurah

E&OE…                       Topics: $25 million for Peel Health Campus; Sustainable Health Review; Donations; Flinders   MARGARET STURDY: Hello. I’m Margaret Sturdy, I’m the Chief Executive Officer of Peel Health Campus. It gives me great delight today to introduce the Member for Canning Andrew Hastie to our site, who will introduce the federal Minister for Health.…

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Doorstop – Perth

E&OE…   Topics: $10 million for research into precision medicines; Stirling; Labor’s tax policy   GREG HUNT: It’s great to be here with Ben Morton and Andrew Hastie and Steve Irons.   Today’s a great day for WA. Today’s a great day for Australia. And potentially, it’s a great day for the world.   The…

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ABC interview with Jon Faine

E&OE…                       Topics: Flinders; My Health Record   JON FAINE:             Former Liberal but now independent member of the federal parliament Julia Banks has confirmed that she will run in Flinders against the Health Minister and Member for Flinders Greg Hunt.   So that means that Oliver Yates from the Clean Energy Fund is running against…

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Doorstop – Sydney

E&OE…                       Topics: $36.8 million for Parkinson’s disease; My Health Record; Electorate of Flinders and Kooyong   GREG HUNT: Look, I’m delighted to be here today joined by obviously Member for North Sydney Trent Zimmerman, Senator for New South Wales John Wacka Williams, Professor Antony Cooper, who is the lead of the Australian Parkinson’s Mission,…

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Doorstop – Townsville

E&OE…                       Topics: $5.9 million boost to Townsville drug and alcohol recovery services; Labor’s cuts to Queensland Health Care Funding; James Cook University (JCU)   PHILLIP THOMPSON: I’d like to welcome back to Townsville the Minister for Health Greg Hunt.   It’s a lovely day today, we’ve turned on the weather but it’s nice and…

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