Australia has a proud history of universal healthcare and continues to expand services to provide for people in need; healthcare is also one of the government’s largest budget items. The Post Budget Health Briefing is a tradition that enables critical stakeholders in the sector to engage directly with the Minister for Health in the days following the annual budget, providing key insights into the future of Australia’s healthcare system.

In 2018, AIPS launched the Opposition Post Budget Health Briefing, to offer the right of rebuttal to the Opposition Shadow Health Minister. Both events are valuable chances for stakeholders to engage at the highest level of policy and gain insights into changes in the sector.

COVID-19 Precautions

As you are aware the situation with the spread of COVID-19 is evolving and in the light of Government announcements both of these meetings are postponed to a date following the revised Federal Budget in October 2020.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

We are continually monitoring this situation and will amend this webpage with any changes. We appreciate you understanding here. 

2020 Post Budget Opposition Health Briefing Lunch- Event Suspended due to COVID -19 Restrictions

2020 Post Budget Opposition Health Briefing Lunch- Event Suspended due to COVID -19 Restrictions

This annual event was first held in 2018 and continues to be very popular with members of the health and medical community as a prime opportunity to hear the opposition response to the budget, meet the shadow minister and also to network with each other.

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2020 Post Budget Opposition Health Briefing Lunch- Event Suspended due to COVID -19 Restrictions