Pleas for Govt to commit to health reforms

THE future of the Gillard Government’s broad health system reforms remains in doubt amid growing pressure from health groups and the opposition for Labor to prove its commitment to reform.

As Federal Parliament resumes this week, the Australian Health Care Reform Alliance (AHCRA), of which the RACGP and the RDAA are members, has called for the Government to stand by its pledge to deliver health reforms funded by agreements with the states over GST revenue.

In recent days the Federal Government has refused to rule out dumping its former leader Kevin Rudd’s proposed