(Cairns... Far North Queensland)
of HEALTH CARE
is being directed towards a Health system that will culminate in a bipartite
system, whereas those at the lower end of the 'socio-economic' scale, or
pensioner and concession card holders, will, in the immediate future, be able to
access basic Medicare facilities.
those who earn more than $32,500 will be subjected to an ever-increasing
'user-pays' system that will see many families unable to afford a visit to their
Taxpayer's money MUST be provided to upgrade our hospitals, and other associated medical facilities, so as ALL Australians, regardless of their financial circumstances, can access Government provided Health services.
Health Care System
There is no doubt, the entire Health Care system needs reform. The hospital sector alone has serious problems that require immediate attention, i.e. inadequate facilities, lack of equipment etc.
A major community concern regarding Aged Care and Housing, as with the overall Health Care system, is the lack of injection of taxpayer generated funds and the ill-advised funding cuts by successive Federal and State governments.
Minimal resources that are in need of URGENT ATTENTION include:
Every Australian has a right to access the highest level of Health service, whether government (taxpayer) funded or private, and expect full services to be provided at a minimum or 'no excess' cost.
HOW? See - Tax Reform
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Written and Authorised by Selwyn Johnston, Cairns FNQ 4870