Labor’s turbo-charged renewables plan will cripple the regions and drive up the cost-of-living

Labor’s plan to back a five-fold increase in new renewable energy across Australia will have profoundly damaging consequences on regional Australia and accelerate the rising cost of living, Member for Mallee Anne Webster says. Energy Minister Chris Bowen’s panicked market intervention risks the stability of the grid and hurt Australian families. Minister Bowen is driving…

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Regional Australians continue to suffer a healthcare crisis – Butler must act now

The Albanese Labor Government continues to politicise the health of regional Australians rather than take real action, Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health Anne Webster says. On Wednesday, Health Minister Mark Butler will announce a review into the Monash Modified Model, the District of Workforce Shortage and Distribution Priority Areas (DPAs), which effect the distribution…

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Labor’s bulk billing failure

The Albanese Labor Government’s tripling of the Bulk Billing Incentive Payments is a signature Labor policy with a good headline but no positive impact for the majority of Australians, Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health Anne Webster says. General Practitioners receive triple the current Medicare incentive to bulk bill concession card holders and children under…

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