Pauline Hanson demands photo ID on Medicare cards

The One Nation leader says the measure is needed to prevent Medicare fraud

Pauline Hanson has demanded Medicare cards carry photographic identification to crack down on "doctor-shopping" foreign fraudsters.

Pauline Hanson
Senator Pauline Hanson.

The One Nation leader urged the Senate to support her private bill on Monday, warning Medicare fraud was costing taxpayers millions.

"It's about time we started to clean up our health act because the cost to the taxpayers is exorbitant, and we can't give the