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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Don’t make out-of-pocket health costs worse: Greens

10 Apr 2014

Australian Greens Health Spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that a report from the New South Wales Bureau of Health Information confirmed that people were already staying away from the doctor because of high costs.

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National drugs summit needed to deal with prescription drug overdoses

09 Apr 2014

Australian Greens Health Spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that we need a national summit on drugs to look at the issue of prescription drug overdoses.

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Emergency department fee is the wrong prescription: Greens

09 Apr 2014

Australian Greens Health Spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that the proposal to charge people who present to Emergency Rooms will have serious health consequences for many Australians.

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Greens introduce bill to keep lid on health insurance premiums

27 Mar 2014

Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, has today introduced a bill to stop private health insurers from providing GP cover, which would cause premiums to skyrocket.

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Invest proceeds of Medibank sale into health care: Greens

26 Mar 2014

Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that it was no surprise that this government's version of economic reform was simply to flog off public assets.

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Alcohol and sport shouldn't mix

26 Mar 2014

Alcohol and sport shouldn't mix

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Greens will block plan to tear down Medicare

21 Mar 2014

Australian Greens health spokesperson and former GP, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that the Greens will block any attempt to tear down Medicare in the Senate.

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Fukushima Fisheries Fallout and Lucas Heights Secrecy, Nuclear Powered Problems

26 Feb 2014

Scott Ludlum seeking certainty for Aussies concerned about irradiated oceans and our own secretive nuclear organisation.

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Answers back: Heatwave deaths and city design an uncomfortable subject for government

26 Feb 2014

Government distances itself from research published in its own report, showing heatwave deaths to double or quadruple.

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Answers back: Federal Government likely to turn its back on Active Transport

26 Feb 2014

Does the active transport policy that the MCU developed for the former government continue in its present form? 

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