Chapter 3

Recent Policy Reforms

Agnes E.G. Walker


In response to above GDP increases in health costs, the ageing of the population, and concerns about the long term sustainability of Australia’s health system, Australian government has announced major health policy reforms. At the federal level some are still at the ‘announcement’ stage, others have already been legislated, and some have been partially implemented. This Chapter documents current situation regarding the already announced health policy reforms.

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