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Mersey Hospital

Tasmanian Health Forgotten in Federal Budget

The gradual withdrawal of Commonwealth health funding over the last few years exposes the dire state of Tasmania’s public health system. This Federal Budget continues that trend.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2017

Mersey Hospital Funding

After months of prevaricating the Federal Government have today announced a two-year funding deal for the Mersey hospital.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 May 2015

Liberal Bandaid for North-West Health

Health Minister Michael Ferguson was unable to tell us today whether the Commonwealth funding for the Mersey Hospital was a political bandaid designed to get the Federal Liberals past the next election, or just poor negotiation on his part...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 May 2015

Federal Budget Response

The Abbott federal budget is clearly more focused on investing in the Liberal Party’s future than it is about investing in the future of those doing it tough.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  13 May 2015