Transcript – Doorstop – Queanbeyan

E&OE… Topics: Mental Health Funding, Coronavirus Update; Quarantine restrictions; MPs returning to Canberra who participated in BLM protests; Jobkeeper and Jobseeker; New Zealand restrictions; Mental health sessions Medicare subsidised cap. GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to announce an additional $24 million for both an expansion of headspace services in terms of increasing the capacity of 44…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: New funding for cardiovascular projects; Coronavirus update; Black Lives Matter protests; A second wave; The Lancet paper on hydroxychloroquine.   GREG HUNT: Over the last few months, Australians have done an extraordinary job in saving lives and protecting lives.   They’ve done that by respecting each other, respecting distance, taking the difficult…

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Transcript – Sky News interview with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccine and treatment; Hydroxychloroquine; Potential outbreaks; Easing of restrictions; Queensland Health, World Health Organisation.   KIERAN GILBERT: Health Minister Greg Hunt, thanks so much for your time. Can we start by getting you to explain to our viewers this latest instalment in terms of government support for, not just the vaccine, but…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE… Topics: $66 million in COVID-19 research; Queensland man Nathan Turner; Hydroxychloroquine; Public confidence in coronavirus testing; Victorian cases; Australian protests relating to current happenings in America; Australian news crew assaulted in America; Australian Indigenous deaths in custody; Kawasaki disease update. GREG HUNT: In particular Professor Doug Hilton, the Director of the Institute, our medical…

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Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

E&OE… Topics: $20 million in mental health research funding under the Medical Research Future Fund; COVID-19 update; suicide prevention; state borders; COVIDSafe app; ICU capacity; crowds at sporting matches; re-opening of universities; origins of COVID-19; vaccine development; World Health Assembly motion. GREG HUNT: Good afternoon. I’m joined today by Dr Ruth Vine, the former chief…

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Transcript – Press Conference – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: $400 million funding boost for health and medical research; World Health Assembly motion; COVID-19 update; COVIDSafe app; domestic travel; antibody testing; potential re-opening of state borders; hydroxychloroquine.   PROF. MARGARET GARDNER AC: …particularly as we continue to deal with this current global pandemic that’s COVID-19. I’d like to congratulate Professor Allen Cheng…

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Transcript – 5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: Pandemic plan for mental health; NSW easing restrictions; Possibility of a second wave in Australia; COVIDSafe app; Kawasaki disease.   LEON BYNER: I have on the line the Federal Health Minister who has got some pretty important things to talk about today, Greg Hunt. Greg, thank you for joining us this morning.…

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Transcript – 2GB interview with Alan Jones

E&OE…                       Topics: Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health; JobKeeper; Businesses affected by COVID; Second wave; Antibody tests; COVIDSafe app download numbers; Josh Frydenberg.   ALAN JONES: Look, he’s listening to me and I don’t care if I embarrass him, is Greg Hunt, who’s done a terrific job.   This bloke is a very,…

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Transcript – Sky News First Edition interview with Peter Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: New Role Established for a Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health; COVIDSafe App; Josh Frydenberg;   PETER STEFANOVIC:      And joining me now is the Health Minister, Greg Hunt. Minister, good morning to you. Thank you so much for joining us.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Peter.   PETER STEFANOVIC: So, first…

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