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Ideas@ The Centre 39

Vol. 11 No. 39 (November, 2009) Freedom quote of the week
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
John Adams
  • Only the market can make health system person-centred
    Jeremy Sammut | 27 Nov 2009

    According to the NHHRC, the most important health reform recommendations in the Bennett Report will make the health system person-centred by reorienting the system around stronger primary care. This will supposedly allow health consumers to have access to the services they need rather than only have access to the current mix of ‘hospital-centric’ health services that governments want to offer.


  • Macklin shows her steel
    Jessica Brown | 27 Nov 2009

    The front pages of our newspapers have been plastered with the ETS and the internal ructions of the Liberal party all week, so you could be forgiven if you didn’t notice the Rudd Government’s announcement of arguably the most significant social policy reform of its time in office. 

  • News from Blighty – Peter Saunders reports
    Peter Saunders | 27 Nov 2009

    BBC news this morning (Wednesday 25/11/2009):