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 5 DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE—MEDICARE

The House was informed that Mr S. F. Smith had proposed that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely, "The Government's proposal to destroy Medicare by abandoning universal access to bulk-billing for Australian families".

The proposed discussion having received the necessary support—

Mr S. F. Smith addressed the House.

Discussion ensued.

Discussion concluded.