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Hepatitis C is a serious health issue in Australia, with the latest data indicating that 230 000 people live with a chronic, long-lasting infection. The Standing Committee on Health will inquire into and report on Hepatitis C in Australia.
Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world with skin cancers accounting for almost 80 per cent of all new cancers diagnosed. Two out of three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70, and almost 2000 Australians die of skin cancer each year.
The Standing Committee on Health will inquire into melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.
Committee SecretaryStanding Committee on HealthPO Box 6021Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 2600Phone: +61 2 6277 4145Fax: +61 2 6277 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Standing Committee on Health is appointed under Standing Order 215.
The Committee may inquire into and report on any matter referred to it by either the House or a Minister, including any pre-legislation proposal, bill, motion, petition, vote or expenditure, other financial matter, report or document.
August 2014 issue
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