LASA welcomes Government co-payments announcement

Aged Care

The announcement by the Federal Government to drop plans for the Medicare co-payment has been welcomed by Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) as a strong outcome for older Australians, with LASA further endorsing the move to exempt pensioners, veterans and aged care residents.

Action needed on workforce planning – AMA


AMA Vice President, Dr Stephen Parnis, has said that the AMA is concerned that medical workforce planning in Australia has stalled since the abolition of Health Workforce Australia in the May Budget.


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