Thursday, 14 February 2019
The Labor Party has announced it will establish an independent Australian Health Reform Commission to develop and oversee a long-term health reform agenda if elected to Government.
Opposition Health Spokesperson, Catherine King,... More
18 April 2017 - The deadly impact of “the flu” and the vital need for vaccination, particularly in rural and remote aged care facilities, is one of the poster presentations planned for the 14th National Rural Health Conference. Presenter Clinton Gibbs, of the Mid... More
31 March 2017 - With the cost of private health insurance rising again from 1 April 2017, many people are again questioning whether to retain their current level of insurance or whether it is actually worth having private health insurance at all. If you live... More
31 March 2017 - During the election last year, the Coalition announced their intent to appoint a National Rural Health Commissioner. This was met with enthusiasm by the rural health sector as a vehicle to drive the urgent work required to improve the health... More
19 March 2017 - The Senate Estimates process and what we learnt about some specific health issues Senate Estimates is a time for political journalists and policy junkies to rub their hands in delight and try to pick through the evidence for startling bits of news. ... More
25 January 2017 - Scurvy in 21st century Australia? Surely not! Surely scurvy, a condition brought on by malnutrition, could not exist in an advanced OECD country like Australia in the 21st century? Think again.... More