Media Releases

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION

April 17, 2023

The National Mental Health Commission (Commission) plays an important role in delivering on the Government’s mental health and suicide prevention reforms.

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ABS LABOUR FORCE FIGURES FOR MARCH 2023

April 13, 2023

Employment has increased to new record highs under the Albanese Labor Government.

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PROFESSOR BRENDAN MURPHY AC RETIREMENT

April 13, 2023

Today, Professor Brendan Murphy AC has announced his decision to retire from his position as Secretary of the Department of Health and Aged Care, effective 6 July 2023.

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Cheaper medicines for graft versus host disease, chronic rhinosinusitis and oesophageal cancer

April 10, 2023

Australians with acute or chronic graft versus host disease, chronic rhinosinusitis, and oesophageal cancer or gastro-oesophageal junction cancer now have access to new and updated medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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LIFE CHANGING CYSTIC FIBROSIS TREATMENT NOW AVAILABLE TO CHILDREN 6 YEARS AND ABOVE

April 06, 2023

From 1 May 2023, children aged 6 to 11 with cystic fibrosis will have access to the medicine Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor), through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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MEDICARE NON-COMPLIANCE AND FRAUD COSTING AUSTRALIANS

April 04, 2023

The Albanese Government has today released the findings of a review into the compliance system that underpins Medicare.

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