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42nd Parliament: Petitions on issues in the Health and Ageing policy area

Topics: Residential care | Dental Health | Hospitals, equipment, treatments and facilities | Medicare and PBS | Other

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Subject Presentation details* No. of
signatures
Further action
Residential care   
Aged care in the Hunter and Central Coast (PDF 33KB) 26 May 2008 16

Response from Minister for Ageing, dated 3 July 2008
(PDF 199KB)


Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)

Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Palliative care on the Sunshine Coast (PDF 35KB) 1 September 2008 37

Response from Minister for Ageing, dated 2 October 2008
(PDF 115KB)


Public hearing program, 3 December 2008 (PDF 437KB)

Public hearing transcript, 3 December 2008

Answer to question on notice (PDF 36KB)

Funding for personal care assistants in nursing homes (PDF 33KB) 1 September 2008 15

Response from Minister for Ageing, dated 23 October 2008
(PDF 145KB)

Public hearing program, 3 December 2008 (PDF 437KB)
Public hearing transcript, 3 December 2008

Ratio of personal care assistants in nursing homes (PDF 43KB) 1 September 2008 15

Response from Minister for Ageing, dated 10 October 2008 (PDF 116KB)

Public hearing program, 3 December 2008 (PDF 437KB)
Public hearing transcript, 3 December 2008

Fernlea House (PDF 58KB) Mr Wood, 19 March 2009 1,021   
Provision of residential and community care services (PDF 56KB) 1 June 2009 1,423

Response from Minister for Ageing, dated
28 September 2009
(PDF 143KB)

Public Hearing program, 25 November 2009 (PDF 50KB)

Public Hearing transcript, 25 November 2009

Aged care for the Chinese-speaking community (PDF 87KB) 8 February 2010 12,430 Response from Minister for Ageing, dated 6 May 2010
(PDF 240KB)

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Dental health
Commonwealth dental scheme
(PDF 28KB)
26 May 2008 1,391

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
24 June 2008 (PDF 131KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Commonwealth dental scheme
(PDF 36KB)
26 May 2008 70

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
24 June 2008 (PDF 131KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB) Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Dental health program
(PDF 36KB)
26 May 2008 1,592

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
24 June 2008 (PDF 133KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Funding for dental treatment through Medicare (PDF 37KB) 25 May 2009 194

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
10 July 2009 (PDF 138KB)

Public Hearing program, 25 November 2009 (PDF 50KB)
Public Hearing transcript, 25 November 2009

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Hospitals, equipment, treatments and facilities
Funding of Kempsey District Hospital (PDF 30KB) Mr Hartsuyker, 21 October 2008 4,422

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
8 December 2008 (PDF 105KB)

Public hearing program, 3 December 2008 (PDF 437KB)
Public hearing transcript, 3 December 2008

Access to treatment for
Mesothelioma (PDF 44KB)
17 March 2008 833

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
29 April 2008 (PDF 116KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)

Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Establishment of a radiotherapy unit on the Central Coast (PDF 33KB) Ms Neal,10 February 2009

16 March 2009
17,367

597

Public hearing program, 23 March 2009 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 23 March 2009

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
4 June 2009 (PDF 138KB)

Postnatal depression (PDF 32KB) 19 October 2009 231 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
25 November 2009 (PDF 159KB)
Treatment of lymphoedema
(PDF 48KB)
26 October 2009

24 May 2010
1,849

300

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
16 December 2009 (PDF 228KB)

Public hearing program, 7 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 7 April 2010

The diagnosis, treatment and management of lymphoedema (PDF 83KB) 15 March 2010

24 May 2010
1,180

56
Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
23 June 2010 (PDF 257KB)


Public hearing program, 7 April 2010 (PDF 37KB)
Public hearing transcript, 7 April 2010

Magnetic Resonance Imaging licence for Warrnambool Hospital (PDF 43KB) Mr Hawker, 12 May 2010 26 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
2 June 2010 (PDF 136KB)
Feeding tube dependency
(PDF 84KB)
Mr Kerr, 15 June 2010 3,155 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
28 October 2010 (PDF 164KB)
Funding of treatment for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PDF 55KB) 21 June 2010
41
Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
28 October 2010 (PDF 106KB)
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital (PDF 56KB) Mr Fletcher, 24 June 2010 13,597  

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Medicare & PBS
PBS listing of Alimta (PDF 58KB) 26 May 2008 17

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
29 April 2008 (PDF 116KB)

Public hearing program, 1 September 2008 (PDF 471KB)

Public hearing transcript, 1 September 2008

Access to PBS/Medicare for hyperhidrosis sufferers (PDF 60KB) 1 September 2008 1

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
24 October 2008 (PDF 202KB)

Public hearing program, 3 December 2008 (PDF 437KB)
Public hearing transcript, 3 December 2008

PBS listing of Avastin (PDF 78KB) 25 May 2009 727 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
6 July 2009 (PDF 124KB)
Chen's Pharmacy, Wattle Grove - Provision of medicines under the PBS (PDF 34KB) Hon Danna Vale, 22 October 2009 1,331 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
25 November 2009 (PDF 106KB)
Medicare rebate for cataract surgery (PDF 36KB) Mr Simpkins, 26 October 2009 442 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
20 November 2009 (PDF 213KB)
Medicare rebate for cataract surgery (PDF 36KB) Ms Marino, 26 November 2009

Mr Ciobo, 10 February 2010
530

608
Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
19 February 2010 (PDF 124KB)
Medicare Benefits Schedule Items 50124 and 50125 (PDF 32KB) Ms Marino, 13 May 2010 365 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
2 June 2010 (PDF 101KB)
Medicare rebate for Allied Health Professionals (PDF 27KB) 21 June 2010 12

Response from Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, dated 19 January 2011 (PDF 230KB)

Joint press release from Minister for Health and Ageing and Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, 12 November 2010 (PDF 129KB)

Medicare rebate for joint injections (PDF 52KB) 15 November 2010 45  

Medicare rebate for bone densitometry (PDF 101KB)

22 November 2010
21 February 2011

   8,500
32

Section 90 approval to Brighton Beach pharmacy, Merriwa (PDF 54KB)

22 November 2010

907  
Medicare bulk billing for mental health social workers (PDF 60KB)

22 November 2010

2,268  
Medicare subsidy for head lice treatment (PDF 99KB)

22 November 2010

265  

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Other
Prohibition of the drug Khat
(PDF 96KB)
22 September 2008 1,087

Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
18 December 2008 (PDF 96KB)

Public hearing program, 30 October 2008 (PDF 288KB)
Public hearing transcript, 30 October 2008

Public hearing program, 3 December 2008 (PDF 437KB)
Public hearing transcript, 3 December 2008

Answer to question on notice (PDF 241KB)

Provision of Consumer Medicine Information on a Therapeutic Goods Administration website (PDF 46KB) 25 May 2009 336 Response from Parliamentary Secretary for Health, dated 24 July 2009 (PDF 145KB)
Proposal to reclassify Gawler as a RA1 Major City (PDF 54KB) 22 June 2009

18 August 2009
4,846

805

Response from Minister for Indigenous Health, Rural and Regional Health and Regional Services Delivery, dated
21 August 2009 (PDF 227KB)

Response from Minister for Indigenous Health, Rural and Regional Health and Regional Services Delivery, dated
24 September 2009 (PDF 179KB)

Public Hearing program, 25 November 2009 (PDF 50KB)
Public Hearing transcript, 25 November 2009

Impact of proposed changes to Gawler's rural status on health services (PDF 39KB) 7 September 2009 27

Response from Minister for Indigenous Health, Rural and Regional Health and Regional Services Delivery, dated
13 November 2009 (PDF 134KB)

Public Hearing program, 25 November 2009 (PDF 50KB)
Public Hearing transcript, 25 November 2009

Volunteer ambulance drivers (PDF 55KB) 24 May 2010 119 Response from Minister for Health and Ageing, dated
13 July 2010 (PDF 190KB)

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* Presented in the House of Representatives by the Speaker or the Chair of the Petitions Committee, unless otherwise indicated

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