National Oral Health Plan

Australia's first National Oral Health Plan Health Mouths, Health Lives, is currently under review and will set the direction of oral health for the next 10 years.

Small Step towards Closing the Gap

Australia is on track to halve the gap in child death rates between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians but a much greater effort is needed to achieve equality in life expectancy by 2030, an independent report has found.

ABS Media Release: Health Depends on Where Your Home Is

Where you live can affect your likelihood of being a smoker or being overweight or obese,according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today.


NRHA Press Release: Kidney Health Week

One in three Australians is at increased risk of developing kidney disease and one in nine adults has some sign of kidney disease. It kills more people than breast or prostate cancer and more than twice as many as die on our roads every year. And its incidence is rising.

National Strategy to Reduce Indigenous Suicide

The first national whole-of-government strategy specifically addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide has been launched , supported by $17.8 million in new funding over four years.

PM Launches Anywhere Healthcare in Hobart

It is telling us the story of how we are working to put people in regional and remote locations together with the medical help that they need because we do
not want any Australian, no matter where they live in this great country of ours to miss out on the best of medical care.

Liberal and labor Rule Out Fat Tax - so Why waste $500 000 on Report?

Shadow Health Minister, Peter Dutton, called on the Australian National Preventive Health Agency to save taxpayers’ money from being spent on a fat tax proposal that would potentially push up the cost of food for ordinary Australians without guaranteeing better health outcomes.


$59 Million for La Trobe Rural Health School


Rural Victorians will benefit from up to 1700 extra health professionals over the next four years, thanks to La Trobe University’s Rural Health School.

Research Funding to Improve Prostate Cancer Outcomes

The Government is providing $18.5 million over four years to the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centres initiative.

More Women to Get Free Breast Cancer Screening

Over the next four years, Australian women aged 70-74 will be invited for free breast cancer screening under new funding provided by the Australian Government.


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by Dr. Radut