Budget maintains a healthy weight
11 May 2011
We were chilled by the prospect of a radical weight-loss austerity budget, but it did not occur in health.
While liposuction was applied to several programs - hearing services and general practice-based psychiatric support sessions, for example - serious surgical enhancements (several billion dollars) for mental health and rural hospitals and community health facilities more than balanced these losses.
Read more of Professor Stephen Leeder's comments in The Conversation at: http://theconversation.edu.au/articles/budget-maintains-a-healthy-weight-1610
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