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09 May 2017

The Federal Budget does not contain everything the AMA had hoped for, but it does show a Minister who has recognised past faults and is willing to engage with the health sector, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.


Published: 09 May 2017

08 May 2017

Ahead of the 2017 Budget, the AMA calls for an end to the Medicare freeze and greater investment in health.


Published: 08 May 2017

24 Jan 2017
The AMA has always been reluctant to call for a rise in the Medicare levy, as that perpetuates the myth that the levy pays for the Health budget. But if the Government is contemplating a rise in the levy in the May Federal Budget, all the funds raised should go to health care, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 24 Jan 2017

18 Jan 2017
AMA Vice President, Dr Tony Bartone, says new Health Minister Greg Hunt has "done exceedingly well in his previous portfolios", but will need to get straight to business in the Health portfolio.

Published: 18 Jan 2017

17 Jan 2017
The new Health Minister has a great opportunity to make a fresh start for the Government by unravelling the Medicare rebate freeze, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.

Published: 17 Jan 2017

AMA President Professor Brian Owler - ABC Drive - Budget, 4 May 2016

AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, talks about the extension of the Medicare rebate freeze to 2020.

AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, talks about the extension of the Medicare rebate freeze to 2020.