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30 January 2016
I have asked all Private Health Insurers to provide additional information regarding possible premium increases for 2016 in an attempt to ensure consumers get the best deal.
25 January 2016
The Australian Government today announced the next phase in a new national approach to programmes and services supporting people with dementia and their carers.
24 January 2016
As a new school year gets underway, Minister for Health Sussan Ley is reminding parents on new measures to encourage families to keep their children’s vaccinations up to date.
12 January 2016
The Government acknowledges today’s ruling handed down by the international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the case brought by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against Essendon players.
09 January 2016
The busy holiday travel season is the perfect time to talk about the importance of protecting Australia against communicable diseases entering the country.
06 January 2016
There are no changes proposed in MYEFO regarding the cost of either receiving or delivering a physical pap smear examination undertaken by your GP or specialist, nor their billing practices.
03 January 2016
Australia’s ‘independent’ Aged Care Complaints Commissioner starts work this week, to handle and investigate any complaint relating to a Commonwealth subsidised residential or home-based aged care service.
01 January 2016
Today marks the start of landmark competition reforms in the medicines sector, whereby pharmacists are able to discount the cost of a prescription subsidised through the Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for the first time.