Leaders agree to boost primary care

POLITICAL leaders have agreed to put new emphasis on primary care in an overhaul of state and federal responsibilities for the health system. 

Primary Care

The commitment came in a communiqué issued today after day one of the first ever Leaders Retreat in Sydney, where the prime minister, premiers and first ministers of the territories set priorities for reforms of the federation. 

“Leaders agreed that health is a top priority for all levels of government, with a serious funding challenge made more difficult by our