Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) is the leading independent scholarly voice on health policy in Australia. It brings together scholars and practitioners with broad expertise in health policy, economics and health services research to produce high-quality analyses of current health policy issues, deliver annual public seminars, education programs and undertake comprehensive research projects. MCHP’s research program addresses five themes that include policies for health futures, value in health care, serious and continuing illness, equity and governance.


Labor's 'Mediscare' campaign capitalised on Coalition history of hostility towards Medicare

Associate Professor Jim Gillespie

5 July: The Australian Labor Party’s Medicare campaign has been dubbed an election changer. While outsourcing data management and billing systems raises issues of confidentiality and access, the possible changes would not affect access to Medicare. To this extent, criticisms that Labor ran a misleading campaign have some basis. Read More of Associate Professor Jim Gillespie's new article in The Conversation.

Federal budget 2016: health experts react

Associate Professor Jim Gillespie

4 May 2016: Associate Professor Jim Gillespie contributes to an article in The Conversation where experts react to the 2016 Federal Budget. Click here to read the article