On Tuesday evening, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, announced the Morrison Government’s 2020-21 Federal Budget. As the peak body for Australians living with a rare disease, Rare Voices Australia (RVA) attended the Department of Health’s Portfolio Briefing webinar presentation and Q&A with the Hon Greg Hunt MP (Minister for Health); Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck (Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Minister for Youth and Sport); and the Hon Mark Coulton MP (Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government). The session was facilitated by Professor Brendan Murphy, the Secretary of the Department of Health.
RVA has highlighted areas of the Federal Budget 2020-21 that we believe are most relevant to the rare disease sector. Click here to read RVA’s full statement.