Super Clinic delays ‘beyond belief’

The latest figures on the controversial scheme, in a department spreadsheet supplied ahead of a Senate Estimates hearing last week, also showed four super clinics announced in the 2010 election still had no funding agreement in place.

The Coalition said the delays showed the whole program was a “disaster”. The government however has focused on the super clinics which have opened, saying the remaining six promised by former prime minister Kevin Rudd in 2007 were set to open soon.

“It is beyond belief that more than five years after they