The first 100 days after an election are full of enthusiasm, energy and chaos, and they are crucial to establishing the shape, style and content of the new government’s tenure. The electorate is eager for plans, changes and new ideas, and for election promises to become reality. Early action that is visible and accepted will secure the credibility of longer-term plans. Here, in an open letter to the new Health Minister, we state our hopes for Australian health and health care in that 100-day period
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