CHF is Australia’s leading advocate on consumer health care issues.
We work to achieve safe, good quality, timely healthcare for all Australians, supported by the best health information and systems the country can afford.
It's time for health consumers to be heard
30 years of talking. Now it's time for action.
When Medicare was introduced in 1983, it gave the gift of universal healthcare to all Australians. However, by 1993 gaps in the system started to emerge and so began 30 years of reports, reviews and roundtables on how to fix our primary healthcare system. For all these years CHF has advocated strongly on behalf of Australian health consumers, most recently as part of the Strengthening Medicare Taskforce. However, the time for talk is over. It’s time for action.
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