Media Releases

AFFORDABLE MEDICINES TO TREAT SKIN CANCER, LUNG CANCER AND XLH

October 22, 2022

From 1 November 2022, Australians will have access to new and updated medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). These include listings for skin cancer, lung cancer and genetic disease X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH).

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IMPROVING CANCER CARE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

October 20, 2022

The Australian Government is fully committed to delivering the Western Australia Comprehensive Cancer Centre, to provide world class care and better health outcomes for people with cancer.

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IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

October 17, 2022

The Albanese Government is delivering on our election commitment to restore bulk billed video telehealth psychiatry consultations, through a $47.7 million investment in the October 2022-23 Budget.

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MEDICARE REPORTS

October 17, 2022

Australians are rightly proud of Medicare and of the committed group of doctors and other health professionals who deliver Medicare services.

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EXPERT ADVICE ON LUNG CANCER SCREENING

October 13, 2022

The Australian Government has received advice regarding a national lung cancer screening program from the independent Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC).

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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

October 10, 2022

Today is World Mental Health Day – a day for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy. Right now, demand for mental health support has surged to record levels across the country, with the pandemic having a significant impact on all Australians.

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