Health.gov.au More support for Australia’s world-class medical researchers 2018-01-18T12:02:05.000000000+10:00 The Turnbull Government is announcing new grant funding of almost $12 million to provide further support for Australia’s world-class medical researchers. Continuing rollout of Local Drug Action Teams across Australia 2018-01-18T11:12:48.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is continuing to take action to combat the scourge of ice and other illicit drugs with more Local Drug Action Teams set to rollout across Australia. Low dose codeine ineffective for most pain relief 2018-01-12T10:38:23.000000000+10:00 The best medical advice and research shows that codeine is no better for pain than other over the counter medicines, Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy, said today. Grants and workshops to develop Women Leaders in Sport 2018-01-11T14:13:01.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will provide more than $210,000 in grants as well as expanded workshop opportunities to develop hundreds of female sporting leaders in 2018. $110 million additional investment in child and youth mental health 2018-01-08T14:23:29.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is continuing to build on record levels of investment in mental health services with an additional $110 million to extend and expand mental health programs for young Australians. We’re set to sizzle – so take care 2018-01-05T17:14:20.000000000+10:00 With parts of the country set to experience record hot temperatures, the Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie, is urging people to stay safe in the sun and the water. Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program to support local job creation in the National Disability Insurance Scheme 2018-01-05T09:01:16.000000000+10:00 The Turnbull Government’s $33 million Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program has taken a major step forward, with the appointment of a consortium led by Ernst & Young (EY), including not-for-profit organisations and an employment service, to implement the job-creating initiative. Australian Government to allow medicinal cannabis exports 2018-01-04T09:14:36.000000000+10:00 In an important step for the development of the medicinal cannabis sector and to secure long-term supplies for Australian patients, the Federal Government will permit the export of medicinal cannabis products. Make Giving the Gift of Life Your New Year's Resolution 2018-01-02T13:29:02.000000000+10:00 Expert committee to consider out-of-pocket medical costs 2018-01-02T12:58:52.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will work with the medical profession to address the large and sometimes unanticipated out-of-pocket medical fees some patients face.