Taking Preventative Action
4.5 Recommendation: Funding Models for Prevention
NPA to investigate and provide advice in regard to the potential development of a funding framework for prevention, both within and external to the health sector.
This recommendation is noted and will be referred to the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, once established, for further consideration. TheCommonwealth Government has already significantly increased funding for preventative health, through an extensive range of programs and interventions, including the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health ($872.1 million) and social marketing for tobacco (over $100 million for Indigenous smoking).
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