Interview with ABC Breakfast – Sydney

E&OE…                       Topics: First dedicated Medicare item for eating disorders; pill testing; My Health Record   ROBBIE BUCK: Well there was a big announcement over the weekend to do with eating disorders in Australia and funding to try and help those who are suffering from eating disorders.   The federal government’s just announced that for…

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Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: 2018 year in review.   JOURNALIST: It’s the last day of parliament sitting today for the year; do you think your government has achieved what it set out to?   GREG HUNT: 2018 has been about saving lives and protecting lives in health.   In mental health, what we’ve seen is major…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: $100 million investment in new PBS listings to fight cancer   GREG HUNT: Thanks very much to Professor Ricky Johnstone, to the amazing clinicians here at Peter Mac and the VCCC.   To our patients – patients such as Ben and Christine and Denise and all the other patients who have inspiring…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: $100 million to support type 1 diabetes patients, drinking water, Victoria state election.   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to be here at Frances Perry House today with Wes Carter, Dr Alison Nankervis, Greg Johnson from Diabetes Australia, the leaders of so many of our paediatric and other diabetic groups, and of course…

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5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: My Health Record; Walk for Autism   LEON BYNER: So let’s talk to- and thank him for coming on this morning the federal Health Minister Greg Hunt.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Leon.   LEON BYNER: First of all you’re completely relaxed about the fact that we’ve extended the cut-off point in…

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ABC interview with Jon Faine

E&OE…                       Topics: My Health Record   JON FAINE: Greg Hunt is a Liberal minister in the Scott Morrison government. He’s the federal Minister for Health. He’s also going for his regular fundraising walk through his electorate but has to at the same time juggle his ministerial responsibilities. Greg Hunt, good morning to you.  …

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Sunrise interview with Natalie Barr

E&OE…                       Topics: My Health Record; $4 million for autism research   NATALIE BARR: Seventeen million Australians will now have until the end of January to opt out of the Government’s controversial My Health Record scheme.   Today was the planned deadline but yesterday the giant digital system to store our personal medical data apparently…

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Today interview with Karl Stafanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: My Health Record; Walk for Autism   KARL STEFANOVIC: The deadline to opt out of the My Health Record has been extended amid mounting pressure on the Government and a system crash. Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now. Good morning Greg.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Karl.   KARL STEFANOVIC: Okay,…

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Today interview with Sylvia Jeffreys

E&OE…                       Topics: My Health Record; Healthy Minds mental health announcement   SYLVIA JEFFREYS: There’s just a week to go if you want to opt out of the Government’s My Health Record. With concerns over potential privacy breaches the Health Minister has unveiled a raft of changes including increased penalties for those who misuse the…

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