Health.gov.au Investing $5.9 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance 2017-05-26T11:49:06.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will invest $5.9 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to help tackle the threat of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses or parasites becoming resistant to standard medical treatments. Almost 10,000 new residential aged care places announced 2017-05-26T11:25:30.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government has announced funding to give almost 10,000 more older Australians access to residential aged care services. Medical research reforms to improve our future health 2017-05-25T11:10:43.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government provides more than $800 million through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) each year to fund life-changing research. Online resource for end-of-life care 2017-05-25T10:34:38.000000000+10:00 The Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, has launched a new website containing important evidence-based medical and practical information to support the provision of palliative care to older people at the end of life. National Plan for elite sport and participation 2017-05-22T10:31:07.000000000+10:00 All Australians and the sporting community are invited to play a part in shaping the Australian Government‘s new National Sport Plan. Australia provides financial support to global efforts to fight infectious diseases 2017-05-22T08:46:35.000000000+10:00 Australia will be providing $2 million to support international efforts to develop vaccines to fight emerging infectious diseases, the Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, announced at a G20 meeting of Health Ministers in Germany. More support for Men’s Sheds across Australia 2017-05-21T11:04:37.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is providing funding for 105 Men’s Sheds across Australia to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of men in our communities. Delivering $33 million to help fund our next medical breakthrough 2017-05-19T13:12:21.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will provide $33 million to fund world-leading medical research trials and fellowships, supporting doctors and scientists to uncover the next breakthrough and improve the health of all Australians. Information Sharing on Digital Health, a Focus of Health Cooperation with Germany 2017-05-19T09:22:08.000000000+10:00 Information sharing on the best uses of digital health to improve the health status of populations is a key focus of a Joint Declaration of Intent on Bilateral Health Cooperation. New headspace centre for Mandurah 2017-05-18T17:16:15.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will establish a new <em>headspace</em> in Mandurah to provide mental health services to young people in the region.