Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, has launched a free program to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to develop new products and services.
Melbourne-based Eyetelligence, which uses AI technology and retinal imaging to screen for eye diseases, has received an AU$18 million investment from Ascertain.
The Ecolab Healthcare ANZ Skinman Soft Protect is a broad spectrum alcohol surgical and hygienic hand rub used in clinical settings by healthcare personnel to ensure hand disinfection in line with EN12791 and EN1500.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has announced a $5.7 billion funding boost to Medicare, $951.2 million for digital health and $737 million to combat smoking and vaping as a part of the Federal Budget 2023.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has published a final decision to reduce the maximum size of packs for various paracetamol products.
The Albanese government has released a plan to tackle vaping in Australia through stronger legislation, enforcement, education and support.
Projects aiming to improve leadership equity, mental health, children's wellbeing and patient safety are among those awarded $7.9 million in grants.
Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neill has announced a simplification of Australia's skilled migration system in a bid to attract more health workers.
Grants will be provided depending on practice size, with smaller practices eligible for $25,000 or $35,000 and larger practices eligible for grants of $50,000.
New figures show an insufficient Medicare rebate has made health care in Australia increasingly inaccessible, the RACGP said.
Four projects have received a combined $5.7 million in research grants as Australia aims to foster research partnerships in the Asia–Pacific region.
Nine finalists have been announced ahead of the 2023 HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards in May 2023.