State and territory leaders today agreed to a three-year interim hospital funding deal to meet some of the shortfall left by the 2014 Commonwealth budget cuts. Under the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreement, states will receive an additional A$2.9 billion from July 2017 to June 2020, with growth in Commonwealth funding capped at 6.5%. ...
Hospital funding deal: experts respond
By Peter Sivey, Lesley Russell, Stephen Leeder
4 Apr 2016