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16 September, 2009
Remember when Kevin Rudd uttered that four-letter word on television. It was as faked and staged as everything this Prime Minister does and probably run through a focus group fifty times before it left the Prime Ministerial mouth. I don’t think he can help it – he’s just plain boring. And the Par... more
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16 September, 2009
9 September 2009 The Rudd Labor Government’s moves to begin dismantling private health insurance in Australia have been defeated. The “Fairer Private Health Insurance Bills” were voted down by the Coalition and all cross-bench Senators. Its attempts to reduce private health insurance rebates ... more
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16 September, 2009
9 September 2009 The Rudd Government has voted against a Coalition amendment to the midwife indemnity insurance Bills which would have considered the feasibility of extending the insurance provisions to independent midwives involved in homebirths.   “The Minister, despite ample opportunitie... more
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16 September, 2009
8 September 2009 Senior Australians and others with cataracts will not have to pay more for cataract surgery. Rudd Labor Government attempts to halve Medicare rebates which would have left people hundreds of dollars out of pocket from November 1 will not pass the Senate. The Coalition, Indepe... more
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16 September, 2009
4 September 2009 The Health Minister, Nicola Roxon, has performed another spectacular back-flip – this time on the issue of midwives providing home-birthing services. It is a humiliating and major embarrassment for the Rudd Government. On the limited information available, it appears the Mini... more
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16 September, 2009
3 September 2009 Health Minister Nicola Roxon should end continuing uncertainty for families facing increased out of pocket costs for IVF treatment to start a family. Parliament resumes next week and the Government’s changes to the Extended Medicare Safety Net, which it promised before the last ... more
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16 September, 2009
31 August 2009 Residents of the City of Cockburn in Western Australia could be waiting a long time for Kevin Rudd to deliver a new so-called “GP Super Clinic”. So far the Government is yet to have any of the 31 “Super Clinics” it promised before the last election opened and fully operational. ... more
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16 September, 2009
20 August 2009 Health Minister Nicola Roxon is being forced to back-down over moves to cut funding for chemotherapy drugs outlined in the Rudd Government’s first Budget. She revealed to Parliament this afternoon that she was about to postpone implementation of the Budget measure for a third time... more
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16 September, 2009
16 August 2009 Nurses are being made redundant while Kevin Rudd stumbles blindly onwards with his ‘listening’ tour to find out what’s wrong in Australia’s public hospitals. That’s the incredible latest development in New South Wales Health. New South Wales Labor’s idea of ‘fixing’ hospitals i... more
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16 September, 2009
14 August 2009 Kevin Rudd’s hospital ‘listening’ tour rolled into Victoria today, but it seems the Prime Minister doesn’t really want to hear the truth that he has failed to ‘fix’ hospitals.  The Prime Minister’s nationwide ‘consultations’ were nothing more than an exercise in PR-spin ... more
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16 September, 2009
14 August 2009 Another of Kevin Rudd’s promises – to end the blame game in health – has been shredded. After failing to ‘fix’ hospitals by mid-2009 as Mr Rudd promised, his Health Minister Nicola Roxon is now blaming the New South Wales Government for problems in hospitals. As several thousan... more
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16 September, 2009
12 August 2009 Health Minister Nicola Roxon has deserted her guarantee to Australians needing IVF treatment that they would not be worse off under her Government’s changes to the Extended Medicare Safety Net. The Minister refused today to stand by the guarantee to the estimated 40,000 Australian... more
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16 September, 2009
10 August 2009 South Australia is the latest Labor state caught out “doctoring” elective surgery waiting lists to hide thousands of people - again highlighting the sick state of health which Kevin Rudd has failed to fix. Revelations by Adelaide’s Sunday Mail that thousands of people are “languis... more
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16 September, 2009
7 August 2009 The case of a New South Wales teenager who lost a finger after a bungled transfer between hospitals again highlighted the sick state of health that Kevin Rudd has failed to fix. Shadow Health Minister Peter Dutton said the case as reported in today’s Sydney Daily Telegraph was extr... more
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16 September, 2009
27 July 2009 Kevin Rudd has run away from taking the tough decisions on health for the second time in a month. The Prime Minister failed to meet his promise to fix hospitals by mid-2009, now he’s going to sit on his hands after his handpicked Commission told him action was required. “This is ... more
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