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Annual Report - Achievements & Challenges
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Major Achievements

  • Strengthened radiation oncology workforce in public and private facilities.
  • Established the review of Australia’s plasma fractionation arrangements, consistent with commitments in the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement.
  • Refined legislative and operational aspects of the Australian Government’s medical indemnity package in order to provide fair and affordable medical indemnity insurance cover for doctors, in a more stable and secure industry framework.
  • Improved the range and quality of data collected for reporting on the performance of services for non-inpatient hospital activity.


  • Extending access to Medicare-eligible Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services in rural and remote areas.
  • Low rates of organ and tissue donation in Australia.

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