Health dominates Australia's election campaignBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7028.398b (Published 17 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:398
- Christopher Zinn
Australia's prime minister, Paul Keating, last week unveiled his health policy, offering families Medicare rebates for private health insurance and extra money to cover medical treatment for children. The future of Medicare has emerged as a central issue in the federal election campaign as Labor seeks another term after 13 years in power.
Mr Keating, who goes to the country on 2 March, …