New agreement to help people manage life with diabetes

To mark National Diabetes Week, the Australian Government is announcing a new three-year $140 million agreement with Diabetes Australia to continue delivering the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).Diabetes directly affects approximately 5 per cent of...

Defence and Veterans Suicide

Today the Government has formally established a Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide following approval by the Governor-General. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Royal Commission recognised the unique nature of military service, and the ongoing...

Major step in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout takes a major step forward, with more than 500 GPs around Australia set to administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from today. This will enable Australians to access the Pfizer vaccine through their general practice, helping to...

NAIDOC Week 2021: Heal Country!

NAIDOC Week is here again, running from 4 to 11 July. It marks a national celebration of the achievements, traditions and strength of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.It is an invitation every year to share in culture, history and honour the...

Guaranteeing Medicare

The Morrison Government is investing record funding in Medicare, providing more support to Australians as we face some of the greatest health challenges in a generation. Our commitment to Medicare is rock solid. We are investing $125.7 billion in Medicare over the...
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