Submission to the DFAT review of the TRIPS and Public Health Amendment
What is the evidence that more or different labelling will have an effect in reducing obesity or any other food-related problem?
Australia's health system is a unique combination of compromises. But that does not mean that it is any worse than other overseas systems, or that it can't be improved.
In this year's Budget, the Commonwealth Government announced the introduction of 'Lifetime Health Cover'. Like the 30 per cent rebate scheme, it is aimed at slowing or reversing the decline in private health insurance.