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Dutton Health Agreement Press Release

Julia Gillard has capitulated and given the States billions of dollars to get them to sign an agreement that this desperate Prime Minister needs to look like she is actually achieving something.

Gillard / Roxon Health Agreement Press Release

The Gillard Government today signed off on the final details of national health reforms with all States and Territories to secure the future of health in Australia.

Super Clinics Fail Cost Benefit Test

The Gillard Government’s GP Super Clinic program has consistently failed the cost benefit test for the effective use of taxpayer’s money.

Red Tape

The AMA has launched a survey to allow GPs across Australia to have their say on how red tape affects their practices and the time they can spend with patients.


National Body to Coordinate Medicare Locals

The Australian Government will invite the Australian General Practice Network (AGPN) to establish a new national body to support and coordinate the network of Medicare Locals

ABS Press Release

Health care businesses generated $43 billion in income, and spent over $32 billion on expenses, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Boost for WA Country Hospitals

Six country hospitals will benefit from a $147million upgrade as part of the State Government’s new era in country health which will improve the lives of thousands of people in a large area of southern inland Western Australia.

Health Reforms Really Ramp Up

1 July 2011 marks a significant milestone in our national health reform journey, with many new measures that matter to Australian families beginning or coming into full operation, Minister for Health and Ageing Nicola Roxon explained.

Medicare Rebates for Telehealth

Patients in rural, regional and outer metropolitan areas will benefit from an increase in telehealth services with greater access to Medicare funded medical specialist video consultations available from 1 July this year.

Senate Inquiry into PBS Listings

A Senate Inquiry into the process of listing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) is welcomed by consumers opposed to the recent Federal Cabinet decision to defer listings recommended by the expert Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC), Carol Bennett, Chief Executive Officer of the Consumers Health Forum said today.


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