Time is running out for 6CPA

The government’s PBS reform package has cleared its first obstacle, passing the House of Representatives yesterday.

However the bill, to which 6CPA ratification is tied, now faces the much greater hurdle of passing the Senate with only seven sitting days left before the Fifth Agreement’s June 30 deadline.

It was not all plain sailing for the bill, with Shadow Assistant Minister for Health Stephen Jones accusing the government of “incompetence”