Medicare

In a fantastic result for the community, Australian patients are getting more benefit from Medicare than ever before. GP bulk billing rates increased to 85.4 per cent during the second half of 2016 (an increase from 84.7 per cent for the same period in 2015). This is the highest figure ever for the July to…

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Road Safety – Keys2Drive

The Australian Government is committed to road safety. The Australian Government established the National Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020 with the states and territories in May 2011, setting out a comprehensive 10-year agenda for road safety improvement. The Australian Government works in partnership with state and territory governments to achieve the targets set under the National…

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Afterhours GP Services

There are concerning misleading claims that the Government plans to remove Medicare rebates for afterhours GP services.   There is no plan to remove GP afterhours services from Medicare.   The Turnbull Government fully understands the need for all Australians to have access to Medicare services when they require them.   The Government has initiated…

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