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Gregory Andrew Hunt is an Australian politician who has been Minister for Health since January 2017. He is a member of the Liberal Party and has served in the House of Representatives since November 2001, representing the Division of Flinders in Victoria. He has previously served as a parliamentary secretary in the Howard Government (2004–2007), Minister for the Environment (2013–2016), Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science (2016–2017), and Minister for Sport (2017).
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Medical groups are urging Greg Hunt to include climate change in 10-year health strategyMedical groups are astonished climate change isn't mentioned in the consultation paper to develop a 10-year national preventative health strategy.
Vaccine research in Australia gets $6 million funding boostFederal Health Minister Greg Hunt says it is hoped the additional funding will expedite the development of a COVID-19 vaccine that can be deployed beyond Australia.
Greg Hunt talks of 'massive hotel capacity around the country' as national cabinet meets to consider flight boostPrime Minister Scott Morrison and state and territory leaders will meet on Friday to discuss ways to get more Australians back home from overseas.
Watch: National COVID-19 updateThe Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, is speaking live from Mount Martha in Victoria about suicide prevention support.
Greg Hunt won't rule out stripping welfare benefits from people who refuse coronavirus vaccineThe federal government on Wednesday announced it had signed an international deal to produce an Oxford University vaccine if trials succeed.
Health minister Greg Hunt 'optimistic' coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021The Australian government is in "advanced negotiations" with a range of different companies regarding a coronavirus vaccine.
Greg Hunt's office hit with anti-mask vandalismVandals have stuck masks on Greg Hunt's office with the words "don't" and "won't".
Greg Hunt says Black Lives Matter protests contributed to Melbourne coronavirus spikeOnly four people tested positive to coronavirus after the 6 June Black Lives Matter demonstrations, but Greg Hunt still believes they had a role to play in the recent spike in Melbourne.
Government rubbishes reports migrant communities weren't included in coronavirus responseHealth Minister Greg Hunt has dismissed as "wrong" media reports that the federal government failed to properly consult multicultural groups.
Greg Hunt warns Melbourne COVID-19 spike has potential to cause second waveVictoria has recorded double-digit growth in new coronavirus cases for the seventh day in a row.
Australia's borders will be closed for a 'very significant' amount of time, Greg Hunt saysGreg Hunt says Australia is an "island sanctuary" and the borders will remain shut for a "very significant" amount of time.
Australia won't be 'whole' until Indigenous gap is closed, says Greg HuntFederal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced $35 million is being invested in 42 indigenous health projects.
Indigenous health projects get $35mFederal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced $35 million is being invested in 42 indigenous health projects.
Australian government says it can't promise complete coronavirus eradicationHealth Minister Greg Hunt says while the number of new COVID-19 cases is low, he can't promise the virus can be eradicated as people return from overseas.
'Take a chill pill': Andrew Forrest defends inviting Chinese consul-general to Greg Hunt press conferenceMining magnate Andrew Forrest has laughed off criticism for inviting the Chinese consul-general to speak at a government press conference in Melbourne.
Australia reaches important virus milestone with community transmission nearing zeroHealth Minister Greg Hunt has hailed an important milestone in the national battle against coronavirus, with just one new case of community transmission.
Australia reaches important virus figureHealth Minister Greg Hunt has hailed an important milestone in the national battle against coronavirus, with just one new case of community transmission.
Australia has a 'sustained and genuine' flattening of the coronavirus curve, Greg Hunt saysHealth Minister Greg Hunt says Australia has "a sustained and genuine flattening of the curve" with COVID-19 infection rate increases below one per cent a day.
We are flattening the curve, Greg HuntHealth Minister Greg Hunt says Australia has "a sustained and genuine flattening of the curve" with COVID-19 infection rate increases below one per cent a day.
Health minister praises Australians for spending Easter long weekend at home amid coronavirus restrictrionsHealth Minister Greg Hunt has praised Australias for complying with requests to stay at home this Easter long weekend.
Easter weekend could be 'most important' in fight to contain coronavirusAustralians are being urged to stay at home this Easter with Health Minister Greg Hunt warning the weekend could be the most important in the fight against the coronavirus.
People who deliberately spread coronavirus to health workers face life in prison, government warnsHealth Minister Greg Hunt has slammed reports of people abusing healthcare workers, warning people who deliberately try to spread coronavirus to them could face life in jail.
Watch: The Health Minister to provide coronavirus updateThe Health Minister Greg Hunt and the Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy will provide an update on the COVID-19 outbreak at 1.20pm (AEDT).
Government announces Iran travel ban amid coronavirus outbreakAustralia's Health Minister Greg Hunt has issued a travel ban for foreigners coming to Australia from Iran.
Watch: Coronavirus updateHealth Minister, Greg Hunt, and Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy, are speaking with an update on the coronavirus outbreak.
Government lifts mainland China travel ban for year 11 and 12 studentsHealth Minister Greg Hunt has announced the mainland China travel ban will be lifted for year 11 and 12 students, except for those coming from the Hubei province.
Travel ban lifted for year 11, 12 studentsHealth Minister Greg Hunt said the mainland Chinese travel ban for year 11 and 12 students has been lifted, apart from those in the Hubei province.
'Potential operation' to rescue Australians stuck on cruiseHealth Minister Greg Hunt said plans to rescue 200 Australians stuck on the Diamond Princess cruise amid the coronavirus would be finalised on Monday.
Australian evacuees from China test negative for virus, but face 14-day quarantineA total of 239 Australians evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan have been cleared of the coronavirus, with two remaining facing only a "minimal" chance that they have the virus, Australian Health..
Doctors lobby on climate health riskHealth Minister Greg Hunt will be called on to protect children from climate change when doctors head to Parliament House on Monday.
Opioid addiction meds to be free under PBSFederal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that Buvidal, a medication that's used to treat opioid dependence, will be listed on the PBS from next month.
Health Minister Greg Hunt denies alcohol plan watered downThe overdue National Alcohol Strategy has not been watered down by alcohol industry advocates, Health Minister Greg Hunt says.
Pacific climate health on the agenda: HuntAustralia will help ensure its regional neighbours have health policies and programs resilient to climate change, Health Minister Greg Hunt says.
Greg Hunt sounds alarm on 'excessive' medical fees following Dr Charlie Teo debateHealth Minister Greg Hunt has intervened in a public spat within the medical community over the out-of-pocket costs of surgeries.
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Minister warns of 'excessive' medical feesHealth Minister Greg Hunt has intervened in a public spat within the medical community over the out-of-pocket costs of surgeries.
Let's get alcohol strategy done: HuntFederal Health Minister Greg Hunt says a national strategy to address the harm caused by alcohol will be released within the next four months.
More work to do in mental health: ministerAustralia's mental health system has been improved in the last three years but more work needs to be done, Health Minister Greg Hunt believes.
Phone, online GP visits are minister's aimHealth Minister Greg Hunt has begun work on a 10-year plan he hopes will make phone and online doctor consultations available through Medicare.