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Media Release: Unanswered Questions on Medicines Announcement Must be Addressed

Today, the Government has announced a significant change to access to medicines.

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Media Release: Labor's Rushed Aged Care Policy Forces Older Australians out of their Homes

Australia’s aged care sector is in crisis, with three more homes forced to close as a direct result of the Albanese Labor Government’s rushed and ill-considered aged care policy.

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Media Release: At Least 240,000 Australians Worse Off from Labor's Mental Health Cuts as Cost of Living Bites

Department of Health data has revealed that Labor’s cuts to Medicare-subsidised psychology sessions has ripped away critical support from around 240,000 Australians, whilst countless more have been left without the possibility of accessing additional sessions.

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Media Statement: Retirement of Professor Brendan Murphy

Professor Brendan Murphy has made an outstanding contribution to Australia’s health and aged care systems, particularly through his roles as our Chief Medical Officer and then as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Aged Care.

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Media Release: History Repeats as Labor Continues to Cut Healthcare

A worrying pattern is developing, with the Albanese Labor Government putting even more cuts to healthcare on the table this week.

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Transcript: Interview with Amanda Stoker, Sky News - 26 March 2023

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Interview with Amanda Stoker

Sky News

26 March 2023

Subjects: Aged Care Challenges in Rural and Regional Australia, Workforce Shortages, Aged Care Regulation

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Media Release: Minister Butler Misleads Diabetes Community on Fiasp

More than 15,000 Australians with diabetes will be left in the lurch following the Albanese Government’s removal of Fiasp from the PBS. Astoundingly, the Minister for Health, Mark Butler has taken absolutely no responsibility for this harmful decision. 

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Media Release: Aged Care the Victim of Another Labor Broken Promise

Anthony Albanese has broken his headline election commitment to older Australians to have a registered nurse on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in every aged care home by 1 July 2023.

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Speech to Parliament: Labor's Broken Promises on Health and Aged Care - 9 March 2023

I move: That the Senate notes the Albanese Government's broken promises to deliver cheaper power prices, cheaper mortgages, to not make any changes to super, as well as broken promises on medicines, country doctors, Medicare and mental health.

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Transcript: Interview with Greg Jennett, ABC News - 6 March 2023

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Monday, 6 March 2023

Subjects: Aged care 24/7 nurses requirement, workforce shortages, Labor's superannuation changes, the Voice machinery bill 

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