Petitions presented during the 44th Parliament

Petitions on issues in the Health policy area


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Topics: Aged pension and care | Energy drinks | Fees | Food labelling | Funding, pharmacies and PBS | GP Services | MRI licencing | Pesticides and GM crops | Other

Subject Presentation details* Signatures Further action
Aged pension and care
Age pension rates and indexation, aged care and health services (PDF 420KB) 12 December 2013
12 December 2013
36
37
Response from Minister for Social Services dated 24 February 2014, presented 17 March 2014 (PDF 2071KB) Response from Minister for Health dated 6 March 2014, presented 24 March 2014 (PDF 2947KB)
Energy drinks
A ban on the sale of energy drinks to children under 18 years (PDF 323KB) 27 March 2014, Mr M. Coulton MP
13287
Response from Minister for Health dated 1 May 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1441KB) Public Hearing: 29 April 2015, proof transcript (PDF 223KB)
Fees
Opposing the introduction of a $6 fee on GP visits (PDF 140KB) 24 March 2014, The Hon. A. Rishworth MP
1189
Response from Minister for Health dated 14 July 2014, presented 1 September 2014 (PDF 1506KB)
Changes to Medicare in the 2014-15 Federal Budget (PDF 148KB) 3 September 2014, Mr A. Giles MP
27 November 2014, Mr A. Giles MP
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8139
430
496
Response from Minister for Health dated 25 September 2014, presented 27 October 2014 (PDF 3602KB)
Proposed reforms to Medicare (PDF 1437KB) 27 October 2014
4395
Response from Minister for Health dated 27 November 2014, presented 23 February 2015 (PDF 1357KB)
Food labelling
Food labelling requirements for food containing GM ingredients (PDF 654KB) 12 December 2013
3196
Response from Minister for Health dated 4 April 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 3085KB)
Warning labels for any product containing six food colours (PDF 857KB) 27 February 2014, The Hon. M. Parke MP
561
Funding, pharmacies and PBS
Regarding Medicare Benefits Schedule optometry items and reinstatement of Benefits Schedule indexation (PDF 151KB) 19 October 2015
18510
Listing of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatment drug Sativex on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) (PDF 126KB) 19 October 2015
1012
Private health insurance premium increase controls (PDF 262KB) 8 Feb 2016
28
Funding support for community pharmacies (PDF 343KB) 26 February 2014, Mrs J. Prentice MP
1210471
Response from Minister for Health dated 27 March 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 2568KB) Public Hearing: 17 June 2015, proof transcript (PDF 69KB)
Proposed pharmacy in Miranda, NSW (PDF 215KB) 24 February 2014
4259
Response from Minister for Health dated 17 March 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1228KB)
Funding for Soliris through the Life Saving Drugs Program for patients with aHUS (PDF 71KB) 3 March 2014
5
Response from Minister for Health dated 26 March 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1379KB)
Pharmacy application approval for the Valla community (PDF 843KB) 25 June 2014,  The Hon. L. Hartsuyker MP
1061
Response from Minister for Health dated 15 July 2014, presented 1 September 2014 (PDF 619KB)
Unicorn Foundation's Neuroendocrine Cancer Nurse Specialist telephone support service (PDF 311KB) 1 December 2014
7251
Response from Minister for Health dated 23 February 2015, presented 24 March 2015 (PDF 389KB) Public Hearing: 29 April 2015, proof transcript (PDF 223KB)
Pharmacy services in the community of Longwarry (PDF 436KB) 23 February 2015
360
Response from Minister for Health dated 26 March 2015, presented 25 May 2015 (PDF 1435KB)
Restoration of the drug Sensipar to the PBS listing (PDF 795KB) 17 August 2015
41
Response from Minister for Health dated 28 August 2015, presented 14 September 2015 (PDF 732KB)
GP Services
GP Services in Bassendean, WA (PDF 531KB) 25 June 2015 Hon. A MacTiernan MP
1436
Response from the Assistant Minister for Health dated 8 July 2015, presented 7 September 2015 (PDF 505KB)
MRI licencing
Magnetic Resonance Imaging licence in Mount Gambier (PDF 139KB) 17 March 2014
3255
Response from Minister for Health dated 4 April 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1111KB)
Pesticides and GM crops
Use of pesticides and GM crops and impact on public health (PDF 480KB) 27 February 2014, The Hon. M. Parke MP
97
Response from Minister for Agriculture dated 26 March 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 1976KB) Response from Minister for Trade and Investment dated 24 March 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 688KB) Response from Minister for Environment dated 16 October 2014, presented 24 November 2014 (PDF 892KB) Response from Minister for Health dated 27 October 2014, presented 9 February 2015 (PDF 448KB)
Other
Regarding making smoking and cigarettes illegal (PDF 827KB) 7 September 2015
1
Mental health services in Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia (PDF 473KB) 23 November 2015
106
Response from Minister for Health dated 6 January 2016, presented 8 February 2016 (PDF 3841KB)
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for sufferers of multiple sclerosis (PDF 290KB) 23 June 2014
1297
Response from Minister for Health dated 17 July 2014, presented 22 September 2014 (PDF 983KB)
Private health funds and radiotherapy for cancer patients (PDF 270KB) 26 June 2014, Dr A. Southcott MP
276
Response from Minister for Health dated 8 August 2014, presented 20 October 2014 (PDF 490KB)
The immigration status of Dileer Mezori (PDF 1246KB) 24 March 2015
79
Response from Minister for Health dated 20 May 2015, presented 1 June 2015 (PDF 649KB) Response from Minister for Immigration and Border Protection dated 18 May 2015, presented 15 June 2015 (PDF 394KB) Response from Minister for Human Services dated 25 May 2015, presented 15 June 2015 (PDF 683KB)
Warning labels for the drug Akamin and all minocycline drugs (PDF 382KB) 17 August 2015
1
Response from Minister for Health dated 6 September 2015, presented 19 October 2015 (PDF 1721KB)
Ban on the importation of primates for research purposes (PDF 1365KB) 8 February 2016
3961
Response from the Minister for Health and Aged Care, dated 2 March 2016, presented 13 October 2016 (PDF 163KB)
Inclusion of the Meningococcal B vaccine on the PBS and National Immunisation Program (PDF 1403KB) 2 March 2016 
924
Response from the Minister for Health and Aged Care, dated 18 April 2016, presented 13 October 2016 (PDF 361KB)

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