Govt health vision needs to be revealed

In an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia this week, professor of health policy at La Trobe University Stephen Duckett called on the government to announce its health policies regarding major issues such as the long-term sustainability of Medicare and overall health governance.

“The Medibank promise of 40 years ago, reaffirmed with Medicare 30 years ago this year, was that financial barriers to care would be removed and people would be able to access public hospital care,