In his 2013 election campaign, Tony Abbott promised his government would build a world-class “five pillar economy”, encompassing manufacturing, agriculture, services, education and mining. On the eve of his government’s second budget, Michael Woods argues that health should have been one of those pillars. Australia’s health system is both important and big: as a proportion ...
Why health should be one of Abbotts pillars of the economy
By Michael Woods
11 May 2015