Few benefits for rural health in Federal Budget

Wednesday, 3 April 2019
Budget 2019-20

The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed $62m to train doctors in rural generalist practice, but the Federal Budget has largely failed to address a critical shortage of allied health professionals for 7million people living outside metropolitan Australia.

Chief Executive Officer, Mark Diamond said the budget was a mixed bag for rural health. Read the Alliance's Budget media release here

The 2019-20 Health Portfolio Budget Statements can be found here.