Medicare Locals – Discussion Paper on Governance and Functions
The Medicare Locals Discussion Paper on Governance and Functions was released on 29 October 2010. This paper specifically addressed the following areas:
- What will Medicare Locals do?
- What will Medicare Locals look like?
- How will Medicare Locals interact with patients and providers?
The aim of this paper was to provide information to the public and other interested parties as to the proposed roles and functions specific to Medicare Locals.
The Medicare Locals Guidelines and Information for Applicants took into account submissions on the discussion paper and views of other key stakeholders.
The Tobacco Plain Packaging Information Kit provides practical information on the responsibilities and obligations of retailers and other suppliers of tobacco products under the new Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011.
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On 20 April 2012, the Prime Minister and Minister Butler unveiled a comprehensive package of reforms to build a better, fairer, more sustainable and more nationally consistent aged care system.