Budget 2009-2010 Health Measures

This page provides access to the Health Budget for the Department of Health and Ageing for the financial year 2009-2010 and the associated media releases.

Page last updated: 12 May 2009

The Hon Nicola Roxon MP

Budget at Glance 2009-2010

Investing in the Whole Health System

A New Partnership – A New Era in Health and Hospital Reform

Investing in the Health Workforce – Backing our Doctors, Nurses and Midwives

Rudd Government Confronts the Rural Health Challenge

Providing More Choice in Maternity Care – Access to Medicare and PBS for Midwives

A World-Class Cancer Care System

Nation-Building – A Hospital System for the Future

Nation-Building – Investing in Health and Medical Research

Providing Better Access to Medicines

Over $200 Million for Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health

Modernising Medicare and Supporting Higher Quality Care

A Sustainable Medicare Safety Net

Rebalancing Support for Private Health Insurance

More Support for Bulk Billing Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Tests

Increasing Competition in Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging