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.

2019 Post Budget Health Briefing

2019 Post Budget Health Briefing

The 2019 Post Budget Health Briefing will be held over breakfast on Thursday 4th April 2019 at The Great Hall, Parliament House in Canberra with the Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health.

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2019 Post Budget Opposition Health Briefing Lunch

2019 Post Budget Opposition Health Briefing Lunch

This annual event was first held in 2018 and was 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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2019 Post Budget Opposition Health Briefing Lunch