Dental scheme gone by Xmas

The Chronic Disease Dental Scheme will be gone by Christmas after the Opposition failed in a last-ditch attempt to keep it running.

The scheme has been targeted by the Federal Government, which claimed it had been rorted, providing services to “millionaires”.

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On Tuesday, the Lower House defeated by 71 votes to 69 an Opposition motion to prevent the scheme from being

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