Professor Bruce Robinson on rorters, doctors and the MBS goose: his speech in full

We've published the full text of the controversial speech by the MBS Taskforce chair

The work of the MBS Review Taskforce — the attempt to revise, update and modernise the schedule for the first time in 30 years — is nearly complete.


In a candid speech last week, task force chair Professor Bruce Robinson talks about getting "bloodied" by the anaesthetists, rorting doctors and why he thinks the MBS is a goose close to being cooked.

The text has been edited.

"We have been really very lucky in the last four years. We have had this extremely exciting task of reviewing the