Privatisation of Medicare is risky business


We have come to expect that our politicians will dismiss each other’s policies as scaremongering when it’s expedient to do so. But we demand more of our journalists, whose job it is to provide balance and perspective. Last night the ABC let us down in this regard when it comes to ‘Mediscare’, by failing to properly analyse or interrogate whether Labor’s concerns had merit. Margaret Faux provided the facts for consumers in this Croakey article.

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