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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Doorstop – Brisbane

E&OE…                       Topics: $185 million for dementia and ageing medical research   PANKAJ SAH: So I’d like to begin by acknowledging the Jagara and the (inaudible) people – the Traditional Owners of this land.   I went to a meeting today. It gives me great pleasure to welcome the Honourable Greg Hunt, Minister for Health;…

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Doorstop – Brisbane

E&OE…                       Topics: Boosting support for older Australians with a $550 million aged care package   GREG HUNT: Thanks very much to Luke and to Paul and the invitation to be here in Petrie and in BallyCara, in particular.   Luke, I have to acknowledge is, exactly as Carrie-Anne said,  one of the hardest working…

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2GB interview with John Stanley

E&OE…                       Topics: Boosting support for older Australians   JOHN STANLEY: The government is announcing a significant increase in spending on older Australians; we know about the aged care issue.   I did mention earlier in the program that there’s a number which I’ve heard, which is that there are 1000 people turning 85 every…

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ABC interview with Steve Austin

E&OE…                       Topics: $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program; More than $500 million for medical research projects; Queensland health funding   STEVE AUSTIN: The federal government, the Health Minister, the Prime Minister announced $1.5 billion plus extra money for health at the Council of Australian Governments Meeting today. The federal government argues the extra…

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5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: More than $500 million for medical research projects; first dedicated Medicare item for eating disorder; $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program   LEON BYNER: Let’s talk to the federal Health Minister, and wish him merry Christmas, Greg Hunt. Hi.   GREG HUNT: Good morning Leon.   LEON BYNER: Tell me, first…

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