Today interview with Deborah Knight

E&OE…                       Topics: $1.45 billion to strengthen mental health services and support job security; vaccination – measles; Australia Day.   DEBORAH KNIGHT: Now funding for mental health services will see a major boost with the government this morning announcing a record $1.45 billion for the sector over the next three years.   Health Minister Greg…

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Doorstop Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: $25 million for a new medicines discovery centre; Steve Martin – Seat of Indi; Third Runway at Melbourne Airport.   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to be here at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute with Professor Doug Hilton, the director of the institute, and the amazing medical researchers such as Helene Jousset,…

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2GB Radio interview with Steve Price

E&OE…                       Topics: $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health   STEVE PRICE: I think mental health of Australians is one of our biggest challenges.   I spoke yesterday and again I mentioned it this morning – the mental health of our returned veterans.   Post-traumatic stress disorder is a really huge issue,…

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Doorstop – Headspace Frankston

E&OE…                       Topics: $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health; cane toads; national child sex offender register; Saudi Arabian girl in Bangkok; Labor’s attack on retiree income – franking credits.   JASON TRETHOWAN: Well, thanks very much ladies and gentlemen, thanks very much everyone.   We’d like to commence the proceedings by first…

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ABC interview with Paul Kennedy

E&OE…                       Topics: $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health; Sex Offenders Register; Saudi Teen in Thailand   PAUL KENNEDY: To federal politics now and the Government is pledging an extra $47 million for mental health services. For more we’re joined by the Health Minister Greg Hunt from Mount Martha on Victoria’s magnificent…

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ABC interview with Meshel Laurie

E&OE…                       Topics: $47 million for headspace to support youth mental health; beyondblue   MESHEL LAURIE: We welcome to the program Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt. Hi Greg.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Meshel.   MESHEL LAURIE: Hey, great news today. Can you please tell the listeners who haven’t caught up with it yet…

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2GB interview with Chris Kenny

E&OE…                       Topics: Immunisation rates – No Jab, No Pay; Labor’s poor record on PBS; CFMEU; record child immunisation rates   CHRIS KENNY: Now there has been a lot on focus in vaccination in recent years, the lack of vaccination in our communities. There some good news here that the No Jab, No Pay policy…

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2GB interview with Michael McLaren

E&OE…                       Topics; Labor’s private health insurance policy forcing regional hospitals to cut services; Mavenclad listed on the PBS for MS   MICHAEL MCLAREN: Look, from that back into the real world – good news for multiple sclerosis sufferers this Christmas Eve because patients are set to save $54,000 a year after the drug Mavenclad…

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Sky News interview with Tom Connell

E&OE…                       Topics: $110 million support for young Australians with severe mental illness; CAR-T Therapy; health insurance costs; sugar tax   TOM CONNELL: Let’s go to our next interview of the day though, Health Minister Greg Hunt has been good enough to join us in Brisbane where, well, plenty of announcements lately, Minister, but let’s…

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