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    Default Slash funding for IVF PETITION TO STOP CUTS TO MEDICARE FUNDING OF IVF

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    Im very disapointed with broken promises from the Rudd government.. Leaked News...


    Gillard damns Rudd’s plan


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    Andrew Bolt

    Friday, May 08, 2009 at 01:41pm




    It’s on. Julia Gillard has blasted a plan leaked by her own government to break an election promise and slash funding for IVF.
    This is the leak:
    The Government is also considering means testing the child-care rebate and cutting back on IVF and obstetrics payments funded under the Medicare safety net.
    And this is the furious Gillard: She’s so angry that she’s taking the extraodinary step of organising this petition against the move, which she calls ”cruel”: [INDENT][I]The petition of certain citizens of Australia draws to the attention of the House, the significance of IVF in our community, the opportunity that IVF offers to couples who would otherwise never have a family, and that 1 in every 35 babies born in Australia are as a result of IVF treatment. Your petitioners therefore ask the House to ensure no changes are made to current Medicare funding of IVF treatments as proposed...
    Last edited by cmd'smum; 11-05-2009 at 22:27. Reason: Petition not current (2005)

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    Great idea. The petition states the Howard government and Julia Gillard isn't the shadow health minister any more. Can you correct it?


 

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