Medifact: Catherine King on dental cuts

ONE in three Australians suffer from untreated dental decay.

So the government disappointed many when its 2014–15 budget deferred, for one year, a four-year $1.3 billion dental health agreement the previous government signed with the states and territories.

That was then. This year, on the weekend before the 12 May budget, Health Minister Sussan Ley announced the government was to