Health Minister's Office Response To Thalidomide Victims

Health Minister's Office Response

Attributed to a spokesperson for Minister Hunt:

“The Prime Minister and Minister Hunt met with people affected by thalidomide.

These people have suffered tremendously.

The Federal Government has approached the company seeking they provide lifetime cover for people affected by thalidomide.

This includes financial support throughout their lives.

We will continue our engagement directly with the CEO of the company.”