Transgender people have to pay thousands — even tens of thousands — of dollars in medication and specialists to live as who they really are.
A new report shows the private healthcare system may be on its last legs. Good.
Good morning, early birds. Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised a huge investment in Medicare and cancer screenings under a Labor government, and family members lobby to have stranded Australian ISIS orphans brought home. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Covering dental visits with Medicare would be a logical decision benefiting the general health of all Australians. But as we know, just because spending is logical doesn't make it a priority.
While it may take a little imagination, a good fantasy budget doesn't need to sit outside the realm of possibility.
There is little sign that the Australian government, or the opposition, is considering ways to redress specialist fee exploitation.
At home and abroad, the business class elite suffer from the blindness of affluence, writes former Australian treasurer Wayne Swan.