AMA President and Prime Minister discuss the future of healthcare in Australia

21 Mar 2019

AMA President Dr Tony Bartone with met with Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week to discuss a long-term vision for health in Australia. With the Federal Budget due on April 2 and the Federal Election expected in May, Dr Bartone used the opportunity to press for more investment in general practice.

“We discussed the importance of a vision for health, including general practice investment, aged care funding, affordable and transparent private health insurance, public hospitals, and mental health funding and access,” Dr Bartone said.

Dr Bartone described it as a productive meeting.