Health.gov.au $27 million for better Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes 2017-02-20T22:21:57.000000Z New funding of $27m for child and maternal health programs and primary health care will help keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children healthy and ready to learn when they start school and ensure they are properly immunised. UWA leads on student online life-saving organ donor plan 2017-02-20T02:54:27.000000Z The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the first university in Australia to encourage students to help save lives by joining the Australian Organ Donor Register online. Turnbull Government committed to tackling obesity 2017-02-20T02:34:10.000000Z The Australian Government is taking action to tackle the challenge of obesity and encourage all Australians to live healthy lives. David Hookes cricket match celebrates donors giving others a life-saving second innings 2017-02-19T00:17:21.000000Z The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP, joined cricketers in Bendigo, Victoria, to celebrate the second innings of life made possible through organ and tissue donation. More action to inspire Australian girls to get active 2017-02-18T23:17:01.000000Z The Australian Government is taking action to inspire Australia’s young girls and women to get active – with the launch of the next phase of the Girls Make Your Move campaign. $93M investment for health workforce agencies 2017-02-17T23:38:16.000000Z A national network of agencies will be redesigned to deliver better health outcomes for people living in regional, rural and remote Australia. National Medical Training Advisory Network meets with Minister to discuss Australia’s health workforce challenge 2017-02-16T23:05:28.000000Z Federal Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie, will meet in Melbourne with members of the National Medical Training Advisory Network (NMTAN) to progress crucial work on medical education and training in Australia. Advocacy in Aged Care Takes a Step Forward 2017-02-16T22:18:15.000000Z A nationally consistent approach to the delivery of aged care advocacy services to help those ‘lost in the system’ is a step closer with the development of the draft National Aged Care Advocacy Framework and the opening of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program funding round. Turnbull Government has committed $200m to research on dementia 2017-02-16T03:03:50.000000Z The Australian Government welcomes today’s release of the Alzheimer’s Australia report on the economic cost of dementia in Australia. Statement on the retirement of Mike Fitzpatrick 2017-02-15T03:40:47.000000Z As a player and administrator, Mike Fitzpatrick has made an enormous contribution to the great game of AFL.