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Health In Focus

Article by the Hon Rebecca White MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Labor Member for Lyons

Health Matters

There is lots of talk about the pressure on the budget and the burden on the health system. However the real pressure will be that put on Tasmanian families who will need to find more money to afford the services they need to stay healthy.

The Federal Government has announced their intention to charge a $7 GP co-payment and a $5 co-payment on prescriptions, undermining the concept of universal health care. Continue reading