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Wednesday, 18 February 1987
Page: 136


Senator REID —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

That the Senate-

(a) takes note of the Report `Empty Bed Blues' by Dr Ross McLeod, which states that Medicare has a severe negative impact on the efficiency of the Australian health industry; and

(b) calls upon the Federal Government to review its health policy as a matter of urgency with a view to providing a health care system for Australians which is accessible and cost effective.