Latest Medicare News

Australian Services Union NSW / ACT Social and Community Services Council Speech 2022
Covid Antivirals Telehealth & Resources
RACGP: Free falling bulk-billing rates sign of things to come
RACGP: Let’s ensure future of general practice care for all
Greens welcome ACTU’s call for Stage Three tax cuts to be repealed
Thinking about freezing your eggs to have a baby later?
How do we carpe diem?
Public consultation begins on Multinational Tax Integrity and Transparency
Canberrans to have free access to safe abortion services
Health care is responsible for 7% of our carbon emissions, and there are safe and easy ways this can be reduced
RACGP releases Covid antivirals resource
RBA is prescribing wrong medicine
Medical fees update – effective 1 August 2022
Childcare Review & Strike Require Systemic Solutions: Research Report
Psychologists and psychiatrists say mental health must remain front of mind in Medicare
First meeting of Strengthening Medicare Taskforce
Record-breaking ED activity revealed in latest hospital performance data
CHF adds consumer voice to strengthening Medicare
First Speech – Elizabeth Watson-Brown
Federal Strengthening Medicare Taskforce Appointments Welcome
Top 3 questions – National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing with Dr Ruth Vine
Corporations should be bracing for Super Profits Tax
Strengthening Medicare Taskforce appointed
Further visa support for Ukrainians in Australia
ANMF Appointed to Medicare Taskforce
First Speech – Stephen Bates
RACGP: Let’s cut red tape and allow GPs to approve glucose monitors ASAP
Super profits tax needed to offset rising inflation
What we know about irritable bowel syndrome
Long covid figures lays bare mental health challenges ahead
RACGP: GPs need more support to ease mental health crisis
Urgent action required following release of National Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey
Our bodies, our choice
National Conference is COVID-safe. One week to go!
AMA welcomes new telehealth item but more to be done
Abortion should be available in public hospitals
Health service use by Australians in their last year of life
Getting full picture
How can private insurance help fund Australia’s aged care?
Updated DVA fee schedule for dental services now active
RACGP welcomes temporary reprieve on telehealth but warns greater action needed
Anger and concern about cuts to telehealth consultations widespread
Pandemic support for vulnerable citizens must continue ahead of winter COVID wave
RACGP: Rural and remote patients left behind by telehealth cuts
Greater investment needed in general practice care of people with diabetes
RACGP: Greater investment needed in general practice care of people with diabetes
Digital-first healthcare solutions to enhance patient experiences and outcomes
AIHW releases 2022 report card on health of Australians