Transcript – Sky Australian Agenda interview with Paul Kelly and Peter Van Onselen

E&OE… Topics: Same sex marriage, mental health, energy policy, Turnbull Government’s new anti-drug campaign, welfare policy, private health insurance, health reform agenda, NRL and AFL finals PETER VAN ONSELEN: You’re watching Sunday Agenda, where we’ve been looking across the ditch to the New Zealand election result from last night. But there is a lot going…

Grass roots response to win ice war

The Turnbull Government is teaming up with key community groups across the country to tackle the scourge of ice at a grass-roots level, with the next 40 Local Drug Action Teams rolling out. This means there are now 80 teams across the country delivering a targeted local response to help tackle drug use and addiction.…

Transcript – Melbourne doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Media reports on after-hours care; same sex marriage; Bairnsdale ulcer GREG HUNT: I am deeply concerned by reports today about potential substandard quality and potentially inappropriate Medicare billing claims under the after-hours service. I have instructed the Department of Health’s Medicare integrity division to begin an investigation immediately. I’ve just been informed that…