Defunct GP co-pay plan weaponised in election politicking

Labor has dragged up the Coalition's future minister for health's support for its 2014 proposal to introduce a $7 co-payment that was later dropped

The federal Opposition has brought back the spectre of the $7 GP co-payment in an attack on the newly announced successor to Minister for Health Greg Hunt.  

Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston. Photo: AAP.

As widely predicted, the government has announced that