March and Public Forum

Save Medicare Sydney:

  • Campaigned and marched in Sydney to Save Medicare and celebrate their win against the GP co payment version B.
  • Held a forum in the afternoon, Keep Medicare Universal, Public and Fair.

The Forum speakers were:

Jean Parker – Save Medicare Sydney
Dr Ben Spies-Butcher – Senior Lecturer in Economy and Society at Macquarie University
Annette Aldrick – NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association

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Media Release – Our great win

We’ve had a great win against the GP co-payment today, with Minister Sussan Ley declaring the government has scrapped it’s latest “Plan B” co-payment plan. But not only is the Medicare rebate freeze still in place, it’s clear the government is cooking up a PLAN C attack on Medicare!

Click to read or download our media release People power wins victory in battle against co-payment, but war for Medicare far from over