Published Articles

Labor finally unveils its primary care policy

A permanently funded commission would use the failure of Health Care Homes to guide future reforms, says Catherine King.
14 February 2019

Asylum-seeker transfers: Can doctors really threaten national security?

ANALYSIS: Government ministers claim the reform would 'dismantle' border protection.
11 February 2019

Medivac bill would make doctors a threat to national security, warns govt

Dr Kerryn Phelps' bill is due to go before Parliament when it returns next week.
08 February 2019

Major after-hours player looms large in political donations

Cash handed over as sector faced MBS Review Taskforce crackdown.
05 February 2019

Govt launches doctor panel to review medical transfers of asylum-seekers

However, ministers will still be free to ignore doctors' expert advice.
04 February 2019

Federal Court threatens GP's 24/7 pharmacy dreams

Judge pans Greg Hunt's 'intellectual engagement' on the issue, creating a legal headache for the clinic.
31 January 2019

GP care still costs less than a dollar a day

An annual snapshot on the nation's health spending reveals the surprising cost of general practice.
30 January 2019

MBS task force reveals plans to curb Vitamin D testing

Draft proposal will limit Medicare-funded tests to those at risk of bone disease.
23 January 2019

Exclusive: Report savages RACP over registrar exam meltdown

The college was in denial about the possibility of a full-scale IT failure, say consultants.
22 January 2019

Christmas on Nauru: Govt winds down clock to delay refugee Bill

Dr Phelps' medivac Bill is blocked as time runs out on last sitting day in Parliament.
07 December 2018