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Tuesday, 8 March 2005
Page: 91


Senator LEES (6:44 PM) —I fully support these amendments. Indeed, I agree with Senator Allison’s sentiments that they should be more widely lodged or put into the legislation. One of the factors that limits people’s interest in private health insurance is that they are still often out of pocket and do not know that extra charges are going to be incurred. This is a very sensible amendment. I hope that the government sees fit to support it.