Dental Health

The Greens want to see universal access to publicly funded primary dental care. The Greens’ plan to bring dental care into Medicare means the mouth is treated like any other part of the body.

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Increasing medical costs will force Newstart recipients into impossible choices

29 Apr 2013

The Australian Greens said today that increasing out of pocket medical expenses will be forcing people on Newstart to go without essential health care, dental care and medicines because they can’t afford them.

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WA to benefit as Greens secure biggest reform for dental health in a generation

07 May 2012

 

 Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens Senator for WA says the Greens have successfully negotiated for an overhaul of Australia’s dental system beginning with an immediate cash injection to combat public dental waiting lists.

 

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First dental steps promising – Greens

10 May 2011

The Australian Greens say the first steps have been taken towards a national dental care scheme, with the Government making an initial commitment in tonight’s budget.

The Australian Greens say the first steps have been taken towards a national dental care scheme, with the Government making an initial commitment in tonight’s budget.

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Denticare's first steps must be included in budget: Greens

07 May 2011

The Australian Greens continue to push for action on dental care to be included in Tuesday's budget.

The Australian Greens continue to push for action on dental care to be included in Tuesday's budget.

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Don't forget mental health and dental care amid COAG's funding shenanigans - Greens

11 Feb 2011

 
The Australian Greens today urged federal and state leaders to boost mental health services and work towards a national, universal public dental care scheme amid the debate about the mechanism for health funding at Sunday's Council of Australian Governments meeting.

 


The Australian Greens today urged federal and state leaders to boost mental health services and work towards a national, universal public dental care scheme amid the debate about the mechanism for health funding at Sunday's Council of Australian Governments meeting.

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Joint Press Conference - Australian Greens Leader, Senator Bob Brown, and Greens health spokesperson, Senator Rachel Siewert – in Canberra today

11 Feb 2011

Senator Bob Brown and Senator Rachel Siewert urge state and federal leaders to boost mental health services and work towards a national, universal public dental care scheme.Senator Brown also vows to take on Rio Tinto, whose profit bonanza will benefit its more than 70-percent foreign shareholders, and other heavyweights as companies prepare to fight efforts to develop an alternative to coal and the Greens’ push to put an effective price on carbon.He also expressed his concern about Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s intransigence and any move to give greater powers to General Omar Suleiman who has a reputation as a torturer and murderer.

Senator Bob Brown and Senator Rachel Siewert urge state and federal leaders to boost mental health services and work towards a national, universal public dental care scheme.

Senator Brown also vows to take on Rio Tinto, whose profit bonanza will benefit its more than 70-percent foreign shareholders, and other heavyweights as companies prepare to fight efforts to develop an alternative to coal and the Greens’ push to put an effective price on carbon.

He also expressed his concern about Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s intransigence and any move to give greater powers to General Omar Suleiman who has a reputation as a torturer and murderer.

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Greens lead the way on a national preventative health agenda

17 Aug 2010

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has used a Public Health Association of Australia forum in Perth today to outline Greens’ suite of health policies ahead of Saturday’s election.

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has used a Public Health Association of Australia forum in Perth today to outline Greens’ suite of health policies ahead of Saturday’s election.

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Better health for Australia

19 Jul 2010

Everyone has the right to timely, high-quality healthcare. The Greens want to target our health dollars where they will do the greatest good to improve the health of all Australians.

Everyone has the right to timely, high-quality healthcare. The Greens want to target our health dollars where they will do the greatest good to improve the health of all Australians.

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Greens to campaign for universal, free dental care

24 May 2010

The Australian Greens will push for a national, universal public dental care scheme in the lead up to the federal election.

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Greens push for ongoing health reform negotiations

12 May 2010

The Australian Greens are urging the Government to continue negotiations which would expand the $7.3 billion health reform package by including overhauls to aged care, dental and mental health services.

The Australian Greens are urging the Government to continue negotiations which would expand the $7.3 billion health reform package by including overhauls to aged care, dental and mental health services.

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