Health

Richard Di Natale is the Greens spokesperson for health. The Greens believe that everyone has the right to timely, quality health care.

Senator Di Natale’s work in this area is focused on primary health care and preventative health care, and working towards a health system focussed on individual and social wellbeing.

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Labor's fiscal plan cuts clean energy & Medicare dental

28 Jun 2016

With just four days left to vote, the Greens are calling on Bill Shorten not to cut Medicare-funded dental care and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

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Greens pledge to introduce national Dying with Dignity laws

27 Jun 2016

Australian Greens Leader Richard Di Natale was joined by former leader Bob Brown and the Greens candidate for Melbourne Ports today to announce the Greens' plan for national Dying with Dignity laws.

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New sugar tax is a sweetener for your health

22 Jun 2016

Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale has announced a new tax on sugary sweetened beverages to help tackle Australia's obesity epidemic.

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Greens talk public healthcare in Orange

21 Jun 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens candidate for Calare Delanie Sky will hold a press conference in Orange tomorrow Wednesday 22 June. They will discuss the Greens commitment to public health and ending domestic violence.

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Greens announce plan to expand Medicare-funded dental care

15 Jun 2016

The Australian Greens Denticare plan will invest $6.6 billion over the forward estimates to provide essential dental care to millions of Australians.

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Greens announce reboot of Medicare for chronic disease

27 May 2016

Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale has announced the Greens plan to reorganise doctors’ incentives, to make Medicare work better for patients dealing with chronic disease.

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Greens launch palliative care package to ensure support when it matters most

27 May 2016

The Australian Greens have announced a palliative care package to ensure individuals, families and carers are receiving the best care whilst living with life threatening illness.

 

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Australian Greens guarantee funding for critical HIV prevention drug

27 May 2016

The Australian Greens will today commit to funding the HIV prevention drug Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high-risk groups to reduce the risk of HIV transmissions.

“We have the chance to end HIV transmission in Australia. But until people at high risk get reliable access to affordable PrEP, we will continue to see avoidable HIV transmissions,” Australian Greens Leader Senator Di Natale said.

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Australian Greens - Meeting rural health needs

27 May 2016

 

 

Leader of the Australian Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has made a commitment to support the health needs of Australians living in rural areas. 

 

The Australian Greens call for the development of a National Rural Health Plan that will establish key areas of need for remote Australians, like an appropriate health workforce for the future, and develop strategies to improve health outcomes.

 

 

 

 

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Australian Greens will reinvest in your health and protect Medicare

27 May 2016

 

 

Leader of the Australian Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has announced a major funding boost for hospital services.

Senator Di Natale said that the Australian Greens would commit to funding over $4 billion dollars into funding public hospitals to 2020. The Australian Greens will also stop the freeze and invest in Medicare.

 

 

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