HEALTH

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - NEWS -

the Gov­ern­ment's plan to com­bat the scourge of ice. The boost was for com­mu­nity-based help and comes on top of the multi-mil­lion dol­lar in­vest­ment al­ready made in polic­ing our bor­ders and our streets to block the sup­ply of ice. GEN­ERAL: How can the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment deal with the health bur­den cre­ated by Aus­tralia's age­ing pop­u­la­tion? The Turn­bull Coali­tion Gov­ern­ment has a plan to give peo­ple more choice and con­trol to stay at home as well as hav­ing a qual­ity res­i­den­tial care sys­tem. We will do this by cre­at­ing a strong econ­omy en­sur­ing we can pay for the in­creas­ing de­mand into the fu­ture. GEN­ERAL: Has Medi­care bulk billing be­come un­sus­tain­able, ren­der­ing fu­ture co-pay­ments and pre-pay­ments in­evitable? The Turn­bull Coali­tion Gov­ern­ment has in­creased bulk-billing rates and they are at the high­est level they have ever been. This has still hap­pened even with the re­bate freeze that has been in place since 2013 un­der La­bor.

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