Articles & Resources
Note: This section currently contains full-text articles written by Doctors Reform Society members, however every view expressed is not necessarily that of the DRS. Also see Andrew Gunn's articles.
THE REAL AGENDA: PRIVATISATION AND SAFETY NETS, NOT COPAYMENTS. Much has been written about the proposed copayments for health care. It has ... 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 GPs ... read more
DOCTORS REFORM SOCIETY Australia Lags in Ebola Response Could Cost Us Dearly in Longterm The Doctors Reform Society joined the calls from... read more
- 31/08/2014: ABBOTT'S REAL AGENDA: DIVIDE AUSTRALIA
Melbourne Rally To Discuss Abbott's Real Agenda Divide Australia 31st August 2014 At 1pm Sunday 31 August I will be addressi... read more
- 11/01/2014: Giveth and taketh
PRIVATE health insurer Australian Unity funds a centre to produce a proposal for a GP co-payment to give a price signal to consumers and reduce... read more
- 08/01/2014: A case of self-interest?
WHILST agreeing with Martin Laverty that GP visit fees are no solution ("GP Visit fees no solution to health funding, 7/1), I was intrigued by ... read more
- 07/01/2014: Taxes are our individual contributions
The proposal that 'we need a system of individual contributions' for health care continues to be promulgated even by those who recognise that a... read more