The new government is working hard to keep its promises, but it is too early to tell what long-term impact its new programs will have on health care delivered through general practice
On 24 November 2007, the people of Australia elected a new Labor government. In the lead-up to the election, the Labor Party made many health care commitments. Here, I summarise and comment on the new government’s strategies and policies that can be expected to have an impact on general practice. What was promised, what has happened since the election, and what are we still waiting for?
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