Child dental cuts will bite hardest in Tasmania

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, joined Dr Len Crocombe and Dr Jess Manuela from the Australian Dental Association Tasmania Branch to condemn the Federal Government’s intention to axe the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, which will be especially bad...

Health

Health The challenges facing the public health system in Tasmania are difficult and many. We are the sickest state with the most work to do to lift the health system up to national and international standards. We have deep social and economic impediments to wellness,...

ALLIED HEALTH CUTS ARE BAD MEDICINE 

20 April 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has met today with the Federal Health Minister, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, in Canberra to warn of the impact of Federal Government cuts to allied health funding, especially on the health of Tasmanians. Mr...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT KICKS TASMANIANS IN THE TEETH AND EYES

09 April 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will join dentist and optometrist professional bodies to warn of the disastrous impact of Federal Government cuts to allied health funding on the health of Tasmanians. Mr Wilkie said as debate raged on...