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  • Abbott Government to deliver a healthier Medicare

    The Abbott Government will work hand-in-hand with health professionals and patients to deliver a healthier Medicare to ensure Australians continue receiving the high-quality and appropriate care they need as efficiently as possible. Minister for Health Sussan Ley said overwhelming feedback received during her wide-ranging consultations was Medicare’s structure no...

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  • $26m booster to Immunise Australia

    Busy parents stressed about keeping their child’s vaccinations up to date can breathe a little easier, with the Abbott Government unveiling its $26 million budget booster to Immunise Australia. Minister for Health Sussan Ley today announced the Government’s full immunisation budget package, which will include incentive payments to GPs...

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  • National approach to mental health

    Today I welcome the agreement of the states and territories to working together with the Commonwealth to revive a national approach to mental health reform. The response to the findings and reform recommendations will be coordinated through a dedicated COAG working group as proposed yesterday. This is essential because,...

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  • Abbott Government plans national approach on Mental Health

    The Abbott Government is working towards the revival of a national approach to improving mental health outcomes and access to support services long-term. The National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services paints a complex, fragmented, and in parts, disturbing picture of Australia’s mental health system....

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  • Nation’s largest diabetes conversation

    Today I welcome the agreement of the states and territories to working together with the Commonwealth to revive a national approach to mental health reform. The response to the findings and reform recommendations will be coordinated through a dedicated COAG working group as proposed yesterday. This is essential because,...

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