The Doctors Reform Society (DRS) was formed in 1973 to support a proposal for a publicly-funded universal health insurance system. Medibank (now Medicare) was successfully created despite opposition from the Australian Medical Association.
PM Tony Abbott is telling porkys when he states that the $5 copayment is "dead, buried and cremated". PM Tony Abbott and his health minis... read more
MORE COPAYMENTS TO BE SNEAKED IN FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS The report of the health impact statement on the effects of the Transpacific Partne... read more
NEW COPAYMENT KICK IN GUTS FOR WORKING AUSTRALIANS The announcement that the proposed $7 GP copayment will be replaced by a $5 rebate cut to... read more