Tag Archives: Medicare scare campaign

JOHN MENADUE. Privatisation of Medicare has been underway for years.

In this blog before the election, I highlighted the risks to Medicare in many posts.  See links below: John Menadue. Privatisation and the hollowing out of Medicare. David Pope. Medicare – Eaten out from within. Ian McAuley. Bill Shorten is … Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. Conservatives have set the gold standard in scare campaigns.

After following politics and elections for over 60 years, it is quite extraordinary to see the Liberal party complaining about the Medicare scare campaign. In a downcast and confusing speech on election night Malcolm Turnbull spoke of the ‘well funded … Continue reading

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