The COVID-19 pandemic gives us a chance to improve our elective surgery system when it restarts.
Helping tenants find work supposedly creates a pathway into private rental housing, freeing up social housing for others. Private rental costs and the situations of many tenants make that unrealistic.
Australians are waiting too long for elective surgery, dental care and treatment for mental health. It’s no wonder health is a vote-changer.
Reports often talk about surgery wait times, but the time to actually see the specialist for the first time is the hidden waitlist.