ABC Radio interview with Ali Moore

E&OE…                       Topics: $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals program; $500 million National Health and Medical Research Council grants; Population Growth; Israel   ALI MOORE: Today, there’s a meeting in Adelaide of state and territory leaders and quite a few things are on the agenda, including health with an offer of extra funding. Greg Hunt…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: More than $500 million for medical research projects   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to announce a more than $500 million investment in over 680 medical research projects, projets such as – we’ve seen here at Monash University where they will be taking statins and re-purposing them to see that we can help…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                         Topics: $33.8 million Beyond Blue funding announcement; first dedicated Medicare item for eating disorder; Nauru; Newspoll   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to announce $33.8 million for Beyond Blue’s national anxiety and depression initiative.   In particular this is about ensuring that people who have the greatest need, have the greatest support and Beyond…

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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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