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SPEECH TO THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB “Delivering on the promise of Medicare: Labor’s vision for a truly universal health system” CANBERRA WEDNESDAY, 13 FEBRUARY 2019 Thank you Sabra for that introduction and thanks everyone for having me here today. Tomorrow, Bill Shorten and the Prime Minister will deliver their annual Closing the Gap statements to
LABOR’S PLAN FOR LONG-TERM HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM A Shorten Labor Government will break the “boom and bust” cycle of national health policy by creating a powerful new expert commission to develop and oversee the long-term reforms needed to ensure every Australian can access affordable, high-quality health care. If elected this year, Labor will establish a
SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH INTO PARALYSIS AND SPINAL CORD INJURY A Shorten Labor Government will provide $1.65m in support for the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation to help them find a cure for paralysis and for the Foundation’s functional therapy program. There are approximately 15,000 Australians living with a spinal cord injury. Every day, one more Australian experiences spinal cord
BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND MEDICARE MIKE KELLY MP MEMBER FOR EDEN-MONARO FIONA PHILLIPS LABOR’S CANDIDATE FOR GILMORE LABOR WILL BUILD THE EUROBODALLA HOSPITAL A Shorten Labor Government will boost health services for people in the Eurobodalla Shire by investing $25 million to help build
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