Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The University of Sydney 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 four themes that include policies for health futures, serious and continuing illness, equity and governance.


Abbott government health policy needs a sharper focus

Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder

29 August 2014: Associate Professor James Gillespie argues that the current government’s forays in health policy have been badly managed and poorly explained. Whatever the final results of the GP co-payment battle, this political failing will make make the government’s future attempts at health reform far more difficult than necessary Read More

Private health GPs - faster service or two-tiered US-style health system?

University of Sydney

20 August 2014: Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder joins a discussion about private health insurers moving into general practice Read More