Labor to offer grants to GPs to boost local practices

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
May 13 2022 - 12:30pm
Labor leader Anthony Albanese said that the funding would meet a vital need. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Labor is promising to ramp up spending on Medicare in government as it aims to position itself as the superior manager of health services, vowing to pour close to $1 billion into the scheme and GP services.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au