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Monday, 9 May 1994
Page: 418

To the Honourable the President and Members of the Senate in Parliament assembled:

  The Petition of the undersigned citizens of Australia:

  (a)deplores the fact that citizens with private health insurance are penalised by an increase in the Medicare Levy

  Your Petitioners ask that the Senate call on the Government to:

  (a)either recognise the contribution made by private health insurers by waiving their Medicare Levy increase

  (b)allow compensation through lower taxation

  (c)enforce those not privately insured to make a higher contribution in the Medicare Levy