Beta We are building this new website to better deliver information. Learn more about this site. Learn more or

News

We publish news about general health, articles about the department, announcements and events. You can also find ministerial media releases.

Health minister news

Stay updated on the ministers media releases, transcripts and speeches on the ministers website.

56

The Australian Government will invest $1 million from the Medical Research Future Fund to extend a rare cancers clinical trial.

Six new clinical trials will be funded under the Medical Research Future Fund to support patients facing some of the most deadly cancers and diseases.

The digital Australian Immunisation Handbook is now available online.

Release of two new resources to address common questions about vaccination

The Australian Government has released Sport 2030, a comprehensive plan to reshape Australian sport and build a healthier, more physically active nation.

26,000 Australians per year will benefit from Medicare funding of new prostate MRI scans from July 1 2018.

The Australian Government will invest $3 million under the Medical Research Future Fund to advance stem cell research projects for kids.

The Australian Government will invest $4.7million in Australia’s first National Action Plan for Endometriosis

The South Australian Academic Health Science and Translation Centre will receive funding under the Medical Research Future Fund to deliver new ground breaking medical research projects.

More than 3000 women will benefit from a new breast cancer medicine that has been listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

Pages

Health portfolio news and events

For news and events from our portfolio agencies, go to Our portfolio for links to their websites.