Media Releases

STRENGTHENING MEDICARE FOR THE FUTURE

February 03, 2023

Today, the Albanese Government has released the report of the Strengthening Medicare Taskforce.

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PROFESSOR JOHN SKERRITT RETIREMENT

February 02, 2023

Today, Professor John Skerritt has announced his decision to retire from his position of Deputy Secretary Health Products Regulation Group, effective 18th April 2023.

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Joint Media Release - EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR MEDICARE URGENT CARE CLINICS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

February 01, 2023

The Albanese Government is today announcing the start of an Expression of Interest (EOI) period to establish seven Medicare Urgent Care Clinics (Medicare UCCs) in the state.

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NEW PARKINSON’S DISEASE TREATMENT ADDED TO PBS

February 01, 2023

From 1 February, Australians with Parkinson’s disease will have access to a new medicine on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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ELEVATING PEOPLE WITH LIVED EXPERIENCE OF MENTAL ILL-HEALTH TO DRIVE REFORM

January 30, 2023

The Albanese Government will invest $8.5 million to support those with a lived experience of mental health to shape the policies and programs that affect them.

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GROWING TASMANIAN GENERAL PRACTICE

January 27, 2023

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are making it easier for Tasmanians to see a doctor by delivering an innovative four-year program to support stronger rural healthcare in the state.

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