AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY FOR HEALTH: Well what we've seen here at Flinders Medical Centre is a real improvement in patient care, and a real improvement in waiting times in accident and emergency and I would like to congratulate everyone at Flinders. Read More.
Senate Estimates revealed 75 dental graduates will miss out on vital practical training opportunities because of the Abbott Government's heartless decision to rip $40 million from the Voluntary Dental Graduate Year Program (VDGYP). Read More.
Tasmanian nursing and allied health students will suffer because of the axing of $9.9 million in funding for scholarships. Read More.
LAURA JAYES: Welcome back to Lunchtime Agenda. Canberra can often be described as a bubble and perhaps that was on display last night when Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson, Malcolm Turnbull and Clive Palmer were all spotted out to dinner
together. Read More.