This is an edited transcript of John Dwyer's address to the launch of A Health Policy for Australia: reclaiming universal health care in Sydney on Tuesday October 10.
In Ian McAuley'’s address at the launch of ‘Reclaiming Universal Health Care’ he argued that our current health policies are ‘an extraordinary combination of East German bureaucratic intervention and Chicago-style radical libertarian economics’.
This is an extract from Hansard on Wednesday October 11, 2006. See here for the full transcript (pdf). (3.06 pm) Mrs Markus: ‘My question is addressed to the Minister for Health and Ageing. Is the minister aware of claims that… more
Education intern Jessica Stead introduces the Centre for Policy Development’s new series on education funding policy
Chris Bonnor describes how inconsistent obligations condemn one sector to struggle and enable the other to succeed.
Howard and Beazley’s failure to stir up public outrage over the recent native title decision in WA shows that the old ‘backyards at risk’ line is getting rusty, writes Larissa Behrendt.
Recognition of culture, stronger regional relationships and leadership by example can make Australia’s engagement in the Pacific more effective, writes Michael Dillon.
As the negative impacts of car-dependence becomes increasingly obvious, transport planners need to count not just the costs but also the enefits of investing in sustainable alternatives, writes Elliot Fishman
The Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (DIMA) seems to have adopted the gist of at least one recommendation from â€˜Fixing the 457 visa for temporary foreign workersâ€™, published in the New Matilda Policy Portal last month.