Behind the news – Cap delay

The proposed cap was to apply to – and was opposed by – all industries. But doctors, especially those in rural and remote areas, said they stood to lose the most because the cap would not come close to what they spent annually.

Dr Steve Hambleton

President, AMA

This decision is a big win for common sense ahead of the election.

The education expenses cap was a bad policy in April this year and it will still be a bad policy