AAP on Alliance’s Budget proposals

Friday, 10 May 2024
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Given the upcoming Federal Budget 2024-25, the Australian Associated Press refers to the Alliance’s findings that showed a $6.55 billion annual shortfall in healthcare spending outside the cities.

The report quotes the Alliance’s Budget recommendations that the government should form a rural health strategy and support a community-led primary healthcare model with block funding, worth up to $16.65 million over five years.

"Small grants and non-ongoing and innovative funds - while welcome - are not the solution for the lack of core and sustainable funding," the Alliance's submission said.

Read the full report here.

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