Government promises $165 million for dental

Health minister Tanya Plibersek is handing out cash, but won't say when or where.

Health minister Tanya Plibersek has secured a deal with the Australian Greens that guarantees the passage of the Government’s changes to private health insurance in return for $165 million for dental care. However, the minister has clarified that the money […]

ACOSS calls for national dental scheme

ACOSS has called for a national dental scheme to counter Australia's oral health problems, especially amongst the financially challenged.

ACOSS has called on the Australian Government to tackle waste while giving priority to those who struggle the most in the next Federal Budget, and have specifically called for a national population-based oral health program, in place of the Medicare […]